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Welcome to the Global Species website. A mashup of species data from around the web.

Features

The following table contains species counts for select categories.
More detailed statistics can be found on the About page.

 Kingdom  Total  English Names  Attributes   Endangered  Invasive  Relations 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Sacramento Beetle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mute Swan)
 

Featured Species

(Hore's haplo)
 

Extreme Species

(man)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 123 years

Species Relation

(sour cherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(twin-spotted sphinx)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  blackbird  cactus  camel  caribou  cinnamon  cockatoo  corn  fish  fox  grouse  gull  horse  hyena  jay  kingfisher  koala  lemon  lettuce  lime  loon  lynx  orange  pig  pigeon  raccoon  radish  ray  reptile  rice  salamander  scallop  sea lion  skunk  sloth  snake  swan  titmouse  toad  turkey  walnut  wasp  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
Venomous animals

Citations

Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Invasive Status provided by Global Invasive Species Database Downloaded on 10 May 2011.
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Anthicus sacramento Species recognized by Chandler D.S., 2005-08-29, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cygnus olor Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ctenochromis horei Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Homo sapiens Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Smerinthus jamaicensis Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus cerasus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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