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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

(Lake Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mediterranean mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Brownback cod)
 

Extreme Species

(Australian longfinned eel)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(Red Spike-thorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(soft wax scale)
 

Common Species

bear  bison  butterfly  chicken  chimpanzee  cougar  coyote  crocodile  daisy  deer  donkey  dove  eel  emu  hippopotamus  hornbill  human  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lark  lizard  loon  mouse  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  panther  pheasant  rice  roach  salmon  sea lion  seal  sheep  sparrow  starling  stork  swallow  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  walnut  wasp  wheat  wolf  woodpecker 

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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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Haplochromis macrognathus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mytilus galloprovincialis Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Epinephelus retouti Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla reinhardtii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes destructor Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnosporia senegalensis subsp. senegalensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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