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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

(white-whiskered spider monkey)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(american beaver)
 

Featured Species

(Silver splitfin)
 

Extreme Species

(Thompsons shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 25 years

Species Relation

(Ochre sea star)
 
provides Food for 2
(Glaucous-winged Gull)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bee  blackbird  cat  cheetah  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  cougar  cow  crane  duck  eel  elephant  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  goat  hornbill  human  hyena  jay  kiwi  lamprey  llama  loon  macaw  manatee  marigold  moth  mouse  orange  ostrich  pig  porpoise  raccoon  ray  reindeer  reptile  scallop  sheep  snake  swan  tiger  tortoise  walrus  weasel  wheat 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Fastest animals
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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 2Wootton, J. Timothy. "Estimates and tests of per capita interaction strength: diet, abundance, and impact of intertidally foraging birds." Ecological Monographs 67.1 (1997): 45+. Academic OneFile. Web. 23 July 2010
Ateles marginatus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Castor canadensis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-02-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Neoscombrops cynodon Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania calcea Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Larus glaucescens Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pisaster ochraceus Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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