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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

(pale lilliput)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(patas monkey)
 

Featured Species

(Graceful cat shark)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(giant cane)
 
provides Food for 2
(noxious bamboo mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  bat  blackbird  cat  cheetah  chicken  chipmunk  cockatoo  corn  cotton  crane  crocodile  dolphin  elephant  frog  garlic  goat  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  jay  kangaroo  koala  leopard  lime  lizard  mole  monkey  mussel  octopus  ostrich  peanut  pig  roach  salmon  seal  shark  skunk  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  tortoise  weasel  wolf  yak 

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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
Toxolasma cylindrellus Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Erythrocebus patas Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Proscyllium habereri Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser brevirostrum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Antonina pretiosa Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Arundinaria gigantea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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