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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 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Nsess)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(wapiti or elk)
 

Featured Species

(Peppered moray)
 

Extreme Species

(Banded rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 116 years

Species Relation

(knights plume moss)
 
provides Food for 2
(wood lemming)
 

Common Species

ant  bison  butterfly  cat  chicken  cougar  cow  crane  dove  elephant  elk  finch  fish  goat  goose  gorilla  hornbill  insect  lettuce  lion  lynx  mole  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  orange  orangutan  panda  parakeet  pig  raccoon  rat  ray  roach  shark  sloth  snake  swan  turkey  turtle  vanilla  walnut  walrus  wasp  weasel  wheat 

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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Diet of the wood lemming Myopus schisticolor, Olavi Eskelinen, Ann. Zool. Fennici 39: 49–57
Stomatepia mariae Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cervus elaphus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnothorax pictus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes nigrocinctus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Myopus schisticolor Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ptilium crista-castrensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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