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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Manipur bush rat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(white ricefield eel)
 

Featured Species

(White bonito)
 

Extreme Species

(White Sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 104 years
Male Maturity 2 : 16 years 6 months

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 3
(wild parship)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  banana  bird  cormorant  cotton  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  duck  fox  frog  giraffe  goat  hickory  hyena  jay  leopard  lettuce  manatee  monkey  moose  moth  nemo  nuthatch  panda  parrot  pig  pigeon  puma  raccoon  rat  reindeer  roach  seal  sheep  sloth  soybean  sparrow  swan  tiger  titmouse  tomato  trout  vanilla  wasp  weasel  whale 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2de 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 3Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Hadromys humei Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Monopterus albus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Katsuwonus pelamis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser transmontanus Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pastinaca sativa Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Empis distans Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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