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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

(Tiburon Anole)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(black rat)
 

Featured Species

(scaleless black dragonfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Needle dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(Lowveld Fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Purple-crested Turaco)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  butterfly  caribou  corn  cougar  crane  crocodile  deer  dog  duck  elephant  elk  finch  goat  gorilla  hickory  horse  kangaroo  lamprey  lark  lemon  leopard  llama  lynx  mammal  mole  octopus  orange  otter  panda  panther  parrot  pig  porpoise  quail  roach  sea lion  snake  sparrow  stork  thrush  titmouse  tomato  walrus  yak 

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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Anolis haetianus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rattus rattus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bathophilus digitatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus acus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tauraco porphyreolophus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus stuhlmannii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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