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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

(yellow-tailed woolly monkey)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Central American boa)
 

Featured Species

(Lanternfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Roundworm)
Female Maturity 1 : 3 days
Male Maturity 1 : 3 days

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Orange-legged Robberfly)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  beetle  cheetah  cinnamon  cougar  crane  duck  elephant  emu  flamingo  frog  giraffe  goat  gorilla  gull  hippopotamus  hyena  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lime  loon  lynx  monkey  orange  parrot  pheasant  pig  radish  rice  roach  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  seal  spider  termite  thrush  tortoise  tuna  turkey  turtle  violet  watermelon  wheat 

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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 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 2Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
Lagothrix flavicauda Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Boa constrictor imperator Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Diaphus knappi Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caenorhabditis elegans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dioctria oelandica Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dryomyza anilis Species recognized by Mathis, W. N. & Sueyoshi, M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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