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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

(Balcones cave shrimp)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Blue bottlefly)
 

Featured Species

(Barilius)
 

Extreme Species

(Siberian huso sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 16 years 9 months
Male Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months

Species Relation

(goat's beard)
 
provides Food for 3
(apple oystershell scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  bee  butterfly  cactus  cardinal  caribou  chipmunk  condor  corn  dolphin  donkey  eel  elephant  flamingo  fox  frog  garlic  giraffe  goose  gull  hyena  insect  jay  kingfisher  lemon  lime  mammal  mouse  mussel  ostrich  partridge  ray  rice  robin  sheep  skunk  spider  thrush  tiger  tomato  vanilla  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker  wren 

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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. 2de 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 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Palaemonetes antrorum Species recognized by , 2005-01-12, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Calliphora vicina Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Raiamas salmolucius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso dauricus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidosaphes ulmi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Aruncus dioicus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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