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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

(Hopea avellanea)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Jellyfish)
 

Featured Species

(Big Levels Salamander)
 

Extreme Species

(Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

(Early-nesting Humble-bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Tansy)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  avocado  banana  bat  bear  bird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  caribou  cat  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  cotton  cow  daffodil  daisy  flamingo  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  hamster  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lizard  octopus  partridge  peanut  pig  porpoise  ray  salamander  sea lion  sheep  sparrow  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swallow  tortoise  trout  tuna  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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. 2Ecology of Commanster
Hopea pierrei Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Phyllorhiza punctata Species recognized by Cornelius F.S. & van der Land J., , URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms in Catalog of Life 2011
Plethodon sherando Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser sturio Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tanacetum vulgare Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-29, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus pratorum Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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