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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

(Winged Esenbeckia)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Rain Tree)
 

Featured Species

(Lake skygazer)
 

Extreme Species

(Banded rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 116 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(field thistle)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  badger  beetle  bird  bison  blackbird  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  corn  crow  deer  dove  duck  eel  elk  emu  gorilla  hornbill  hyena  lark  llama  mammal  mole  monkey  orange  ostrich  panda  panther  pig  puma  quail  raccoon  rat  robin  scallop  seal  skunk  squirrel  swallow  swan  tiger  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  zebra 

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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.
Esenbeckia alata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Albizia saman Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, 2001-05 Barneby RC & Grimes JW (Monograph 1996/97), , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chanodichthys dabryi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes nigrocinctus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirsium discolor Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Colletes eulophi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access