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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

(Oaxacan Spiny-tailed Iguana)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(crown-of-thorns starfish)
 

Featured Species

(Disappearing wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-nosed little sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 15 years 6 months
Litter Size 1 : 120,000

Species Relation

(sea putat)
 
provides Food for 2
(Malagasy Bulbul)
 

Common Species

anteater  bat  beetle  bison  cat  cheetah  chickadee  coyote  crocodile  deer  donkey  eel  garlic  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  lion  llama  loon  monkey  moose  orangutan  palm  parakeet  peanut  pig  pigeon  roach  robin  sea lion  spider  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  swan  thrush  tiger  tortoise  trout  yak  zebra 

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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. 2Fruit-frugivore interactions in a Malagasy littoral forest: a community-wide approach of seed dispersal, An Bollen, UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN 2003
Ctenosaura oaxacana Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthaster planci Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudocheilinus evanidus Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser brevirostrum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypsipetes madagascariensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Barringtonia asiatica Species recognized by Mori S., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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