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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

(Bobrov's Clover)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red-vented Bulbul)
 

Featured Species

(Grey stone loach)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

(Golden northern bumble bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(broadleaf milkweed)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  bat  beetle  bird  cactus  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  corn  daisy  dolphin  dove  duck  elk  emu  giraffe  goat  gorilla  grouse  hickory  hippopotamus  human  lemon  lime  lion  lynx  marigold  moose  nuthatch  opossum  otter  palm  panther  pig  roach  salamander  seal  sloth  spider  starling  sturgeon  turtle  watermelon  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 1de 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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Trifolium bobrovii Species recognized by Roskov YR, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Pycnonotus cafer Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Triplophysa kungessana Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , 2012-01-12, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Asclepias syriaca Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus fervidus Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access