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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

(Pico Blanco Toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common centipede)
 

Featured Species

(marsh spikegrass)
 

Extreme Species

(Nilsons deepsea dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 44 years

Species Relation

(English holly)
 
provides Food for 2
(Eurasian Blackcap)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  banana  blackbird  caribou  cat  cockatoo  corn  cougar  crow  daffodil  elephant  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  goat  hyena  insect  jay  koala  lizard  loon  marigold  monkey  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  panther  pigeon  porpoise  quail  raccoon  salamander  scallop  shark  sheep  starling  sturgeon  swallow  swan  thrush  toad  turkey  wheat  woodchuck  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 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 2Birds and berries: a study of an ecological interaction. Calton, Great Britain, Snow B.K., Snow D.W., 1988, T & AD Poyser. 268 p.
Incilius fastidiosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scolopendra morsitans Species recognized by Lewis J., 2006-02-27, in Catalog of Life 2011
Distichlis spicata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus squamosus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sylvia atricapilla Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ilex aquifolium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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