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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 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Tenerife Stick Grasshopper)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese honeysuckle)
 

Featured Species

(Three-spot angelfish)
 

Extreme Species

(longfinned albacore)
Litter Size 1 : 2,000,000

Species Relation

(Common Meadow Bug)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(osage perideridia)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  avocado  camel  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  condor  cougar  crow  donkey  duck  emu  fish  flamingo  fox  garlic  gerbil  gull  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  human  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lizard  mammal  manatee  mole  moose  nemo  partridge  radish  rat  roach  robin  salamander  seahorse  skunk  sturgeon  tiger  wasp  watermelon  weasel  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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. 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Acrostira tenerifae Species recognized by Group expert: Cigliano MM, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lonicera japonica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Apolemichthys trimaculatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thunnus alalunga Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Perideridia americana Species recognized by Watson M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lygus pratensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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