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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

(String Sargassum)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(centipede tongavine)
 

Featured Species

(Shortsnout chiselmouth)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

(Common apple)
 
provides Food for 2
(tea parlatoria scale)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  asparagus  cactus  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  condor  cormorant  daffodil  dove  duck  elk  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  goat  grouse  horse  kingfisher  lamprey  lime  lion  lizard  llama  lynx  mammal  manatee  moth  orangutan  ostrich  parakeet  pine  rabbit  rat  reindeer  roach  skunk  starling  termite  tiger  tuna  walnut  weasel  wolf  woodchuck  yak 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 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
Sargassum setifolium Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Epipremnum pinnatum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Labeobarbus marequensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parlatoria theae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Malus pumila Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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