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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

(Patagonian smoothhound)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Australian Magpie)
 

Featured Species

(Foxface rabbitfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Epibenthic sponge)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 1550 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(brown scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  banana  chicken  condor  dove  fox  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  hickory  hummingbird  jay  kiwi  lion  llama  loon  lynx  marigold  moth  mussel  nemo  octopus  otter  palm  pine  quail  rabbit  rat  ray  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salamander  shark  skunk  sparrow  titmouse  toad  tortoise  trout  tuna  turtle  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Mustelus schmitti Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnorhina tibicen Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Siganus unimaculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Woodland, D., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cinachyra antarctica Species recognized by van Soest, Rob, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Saissetia coffeae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Wallenia laurifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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