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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

(Salina mucket)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bay Biscayne Creeping-oxeye)
 

Featured Species

(Sailfin clinid)
 

Extreme Species

(Yelloweye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 118 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Crab)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  armadillo  badger  banana  bee  beetle  bird  bison  cardinal  chicken  chipmunk  cormorant  cotton  cougar  crane  dove  duck  eel  elephant  flamingo  fox  giraffe  hippopotamus  lark  lettuce  loon  manatee  marigold  mole  nemo  orangutan  panda  parakeet  peanut  ray  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  seal  sheep  swallow  swan  termite  toad  turtle  whale 

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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. 2Diets of deep-sea brachyuran crabs in the Western Mediterranean Sea, J. E. Cartes, Marine Biology 117, 449-457 (1993)
Disconaias salinasensis Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, FADA Bivalvia: World checklist of freshwater Bivalvia species in Catalog of Life 2011
Sphagneticola trilobata Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-28, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Myxodes cristatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes ruberrimus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Paromola cuvieri Species recognized by Fransen, Charles, , WoRMS Brachyura: World List of marine Brachyura in Catalog of Life 2011
Munida tenuimana Species recognized by , 2005-01-18, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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