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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

(Lanai pritchardia)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cathedral bells)
 

Featured Species

(cabbagebark tree)
 

Extreme Species

(longfinned albacore)
Litter Size 1 : 2,000,000

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Rifleman)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  beetle  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  coyote  crane  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  dolphin  elephant  finch  grapefruit  hornbill  insect  kiwi  lemon  macaw  manatee  mole  mouse  mussel  palm  panda  panther  pheasant  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  squirrel  starling  thrush  titmouse  tortoise  tuna  turtle  vanilla  violet  wasp  wheat  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 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. 2O'Donnell, Colin F J and Dilks, Peter J, Foods and Foraging of Forest Birds in Temperate Rainforest, South. Westland, New Zealand, NZ J Ecology 18(2) (1994) pp. 87-107
Pritchardia glabrata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Kalanchoe pinnata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Andira inermis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thunnus alalunga Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthisitta chloris Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Raukaua edgerleyi Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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