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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

(Krokosua Squeaking Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common cordgrass)
 

Featured Species

(MacMillan's Shrew)
 

Extreme Species

(man)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 123 years

Species Relation

(piku)
 
provides Food for 2
(Navel Orangeworm)
 

Common Species

bee  blackbird  cardinal  chickadee  chipmunk  cormorant  crane  dog  donkey  dove  elk  emu  fox  goose  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  human  iguana  insect  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lemon  mussel  opossum  ostrich  peanut  pine  puma  reptile  sea lion  seahorse  skunk  soybean  sparrow  starling  swallow  tomato  trout  tuna  violet  walrus  weasel  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 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
Arthroleptis krokosua Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spartina anglica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Crocidura macmillani Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Homo sapiens Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Amyelois transitella Species recognized by James, S., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus carica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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