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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

(Hartweg's soft-furred mouse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(beech scale)
 

Featured Species

(Eelpout)
 

Extreme Species

(Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

(Blue Hesper Palm)
 
provides Food for 2
(Brewer's Sparrow)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  bat  butterfly  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cockatoo  cow  coyote  crocodile  crow  giraffe  goose  grouse  hickory  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lemon  lime  mussel  nemo  opossum  ostrich  palm  panda  pine  puma  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  salamander  seal  sheep  sparrow  stork  sturgeon  swan  toad  watermelon  whale  woodchuck 

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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 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. 2Patterns of frugivory, seed dispersal and predation of blue fan palms (Brahea armata) in oases of northern Baja California, E.V. Wehncke, X.L. Medellín, E. Ezcurra, Journal of Arid Environments 73 (2009) 773–783
Praomys hartwigi Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryptococcus fagisuga Species recognized by Miller G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycodes japonicus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser sturio Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spizella breweri Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Brahea armata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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