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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

(Painted frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European hammock spider)
 

Featured Species

(jequerity)
 

Extreme Species

(Intermountain bristlecone pine)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 4731 years

Species Relation

(common duckweed)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(Fragile forktail)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  badger  bird  bison  butterfly  chipmunk  cormorant  coyote  daffodil  elephant  fox  giraffe  gorilla  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  kiwi  lamprey  lizard  llama  macaw  mouse  ostrich  panther  pheasant  puma  ray  reptile  roach  salmon  scallop  seal  sparrow  stork  swallow  swan  termite  toad  tortoise  woodpecker  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Fastest animals
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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Atelopus certus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Linyphia triangularis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abrus precatorius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus longaeva Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ischnura posita Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lemna minor Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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