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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

(moon trefoil)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common periwinkle)
 

Featured Species

(Eel catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Slimehead)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 149 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(cyanophyllum scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  beetle  bird  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cow  crane  crocodile  dolphin  donkey  eel  elk  fish  grouse  hummingbird  kangaroo  lemon  llama  mammal  manatee  octopus  opossum  orange  panda  panther  pigeon  pine  rabbit  ray  reptile  rice  robin  sea lion  seal  sheep  sparrow  spider  stork  trout  violet  wasp  wheat  woodpecker  wren 

Quick Links

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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 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
Medicago arborea Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Littorina littorea Species recognized by Reid D.G., 2010-01-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Channallabes apus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hoplostethus atlanticus Species recognized by Group expert : Moore, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Abgrallaspis cyanophylli Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Machilus japonica var. kusanoi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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