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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

(Cerro de En Medio moss salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brazilian waterweed)
 

Featured Species

(wild tamarind)
 

Extreme Species

(European Pond turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 120 years

Species Relation

(fall field cricket)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wild Turkey)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bat  butterfly  cactus  camel  chimpanzee  cotton  cougar  crane  elephant  fish  fox  frog  garlic  grapefruit  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  lime  manatee  otter  partridge  peanut  rat  reindeer  rice  roach  salmon  scallop  sea lion  shark  skunk  squirrel  vanilla  walrus  watermelon  yak 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Nototriton lignicola Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Egeria densa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cojoba arborea Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, 2001-05 Barneby RC & Grimes JW (Monograph 1996/97), , in Catalog of Life 2011
Emys orbicularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Meleagris gallopavo Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gryllus pennsylvanicus Species recognized by Group expert: Heads SW, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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