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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

(Black-spotted Cuscus)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Billygoat-weed)
 

Featured Species

(orangebanded blowfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Slimehead)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 149 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(harmless mealybug)
 

Common Species

ant  cactus  cardinal  chicken  cockatoo  cow  crow  dog  dolphin  eel  elk  emu  fish  horse  iguana  kingfisher  koala  lark  lemon  lettuce  lime  lion  manatee  marigold  mouse  octopus  orange  otter  panda  panther  peanut  pigeon  puma  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  seal  stork  sturgeon  termite  thrush  trout  tuna  turkey  watermelon  wheat 

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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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Spilocuscus rufoniger Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ageratum conyzoides Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-08-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Torquigener hypselogeneion Species recognized by Group expert : Matsuura, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hoplostethus atlanticus Species recognized by Group expert : Moore, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mirococcus inermis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tetraena geslinii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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