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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

(Bonthain Tiger)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common gorse)
 

Featured Species

(tailring surgeon)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

(Striped Hover Fly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Rough Hawksbeard)
 

Common Species

badger  banana  bat  camel  chickadee  condor  corn  cougar  deer  elk  gerbil  gorilla  hornbill  horse  kiwi  lamprey  lark  leopard  llama  macaw  marigold  moose  octopus  orangutan  palm  panther  peanut  pine  porpoise  rat  seal  snake  soybean  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  thrush  toad  trout  tuna  turtle  vanilla  walnut  watermelon  wheat  wolf  yak  zebra 

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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 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 2Ecology of Commanster
Parantica sulewattan Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Ulex europaeus Species recognized by Cristofolini G & Feoli L, 2001-06 Cristofolini G, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthurus mata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Crepis foetida subsp. glandulosa Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-19, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Helophilus pendulus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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