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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

(Charles Darwin's frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Russian olive)
 

Featured Species

(Northern wolffish)
 

Extreme Species

(Yelloweye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 118 years

Species Relation

(downy birch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Small Eggar)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  bird  cactus  chimpanzee  cotton  coyote  crane  deer  dove  duck  fish  fox  giraffe  horse  hummingbird  jaguar  koala  lemon  llama  lynx  macaw  monkey  moose  octopus  palm  peanut  pheasant  pig  porpoise  rabbit  raccoon  rat  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  seahorse  seal  stork  swan  titmouse  walrus  weasel  wheat  zebra 

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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. 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Ingerana charlesdarwini Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus angustifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anarhichas denticulatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes ruberrimus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eriogaster lanestris Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula pubescens Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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