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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

(Fiji Crested lguana)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(night jasmine)
 

Featured Species

(Wolffish)
 

Extreme Species

(Halibut)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(monarch birch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Brindled Beauty Moth)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bird  bison  butterfly  cactus  camel  caribou  cheetah  chicken  coyote  daffodil  deer  dolphin  duck  elephant  emu  grouse  hickory  hyena  koala  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  lime  loon  mammal  manatee  marigold  opossum  parrot  pine  puma  ray  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  seal  shark  snake  sparrow  spider  stork  termite  tuna  weasel  zebra 

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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
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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. 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
Brachylophus vitiensis Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Cestrum nocturnum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Anarhichas lupus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycia hirtaria Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula maximowicziana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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