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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

(Small Purple-pea)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(raom tree)
 

Featured Species

(madeira winter cherry)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(brown scale)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  banana  bear  beetle  bison  cactus  caribou  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  cow  crow  daffodil  duck  fox  horse  human  kiwi  koala  lemon  lion  llama  mammal  marigold  orange  orangutan  panda  partridge  ray  salamander  salmon  seahorse  shark  sparrow  squirrel  starling  stork  swallow  swan  termite  tiger  turtle  wren  yak 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Swainsona recta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Albizia lebbeck Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, 2001-05 Barneby RC & Grimes JW (Monograph 1996/97), , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum pseudocapsicum Species recognized by Knapp S., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Saissetia coffeae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zamia integrifolia Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stevenson D.W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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