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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

(mongoose lemur)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cure for all)
 

Featured Species

(Ringed wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(Brown trout)
Litter Size 1 : 8,000

Species Relation

(green ash)
 
provides Food for 2
(One-spotted Variant Moth)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  banana  bear  bee  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  cat  cheetah  cow  crocodile  elk  frog  garlic  goat  hippopotamus  horse  human  insect  koala  lark  lynx  marigold  octopus  opossum  parakeet  pine  quail  radish  ray  rice  salmon  snake  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  thrush  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  turkey  turtle  violet  walrus  watermelon  whale 

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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. 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
Eulemur mongoz Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pluchea carolinensis Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-26, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Hologymnosus doliatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Salmo trutta Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypagyrtis unipunctata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Fraxinus pennsylvanica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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