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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

(Burmese Star Tortoise)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(quagga mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Rufous-sided Towhee)
 

Extreme Species

(Brown trout)
Litter Size 1 : 8,000

Species Relation

(Indian banyan)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oriental Scale)
 

Common Species

ant  badger  banana  bat  bear  bee  blackbird  cardinal  cheetah  chipmunk  cormorant  cow  coyote  crane  crow  dog  eel  emu  flamingo  goat  grapefruit  hickory  human  lynx  marigold  ostrich  parrot  pheasant  rabbit  rat  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  salmon  seahorse  sloth  snake  sparrow  spider  starling  swan  termite  titmouse  tortoise  watermelon  whale  wolf 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 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
Geochelone platynota Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Dreissena bugensis Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Pipilo erythrophthalmus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Salmo trutta Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Aonidiella orientalis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus benghalensis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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