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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

(Peters' Andes Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(African Clawed Frog)
 

Featured Species

(Arctic smelt)
 

Extreme Species

(Skil)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 114 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Red-billed Pigeon)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  blackbird  cactus  cat  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  corn  cow  coyote  crow  daisy  dove  fish  garlic  goat  grapefruit  hornbill  horse  human  hyena  lark  lemon  leopard  nemo  parrot  partridge  peanut  pine  raccoon  reindeer  rhinoceros  scallop  seal  sheep  snake  squirrel  swan  termite  titmouse  trout  turkey  walnut  walrus  weasel  wheat  yak 

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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. 2Tropical Fruit-Eating Birds and Their Food Plants: A Survey of a Costa Rican Lower Montane Forest, Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, William A. Haber, K. Greg Murray, Carlos Guindon, Biotropica Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep., 1984), pp. 173-192
Phrynopus peruanus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Xenopus laevis Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Osmerus dentex Species recognized by , 2014-10-31, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anoplopoma fimbria Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Patagioenas flavirostris Species recognized by , 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Citharexylum donnell-smithii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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