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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

(Shortspire Pondsnail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(flowering rush)
 

Featured Species

(Lake Malawi cichlid)
 

Extreme Species

(Shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 10 months
Male Maturity 1 : 16 years

Species Relation

(Pedunculate Oak)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oak leafminer)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  avocado  beetle  bird  blackbird  caribou  cormorant  corn  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  fish  goat  grapefruit  gull  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lark  loon  mole  monkey  moose  moth  mouse  octopus  orangutan  palm  panda  parrot  pig  pine  rice  roach  robin  starling  stork  sturgeon  swan  toad  wasp  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  wren 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 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
Lymnaea idahoensis Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Butomus umbellatus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Buccochromis atritaeniatus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus brachyurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phyllonorycter messaniella Species recognized by De Prins J. & De Prins W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Quercus robur Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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