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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

(Lake Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sweetpotato whitefly)
 

Featured Species

(Least silverside)
 

Extreme Species

(Florida Box Turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 138 years

Species Relation

(silver maple)
 
provides Food for 2
(chainspotted geometer)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  banana  bee  beetle  bird  cardinal  chipmunk  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crane  daffodil  deer  dolphin  dove  gerbil  hyena  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lark  lime  mammal  opossum  otter  pig  quail  ray  rice  scallop  sea lion  seal  skunk  starling  stork  swallow  swan  thrush  titmouse  tomato  turtle  wheat  woodpecker  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 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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Haplochromis nanoserranus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bemisia tabaci Species recognized by Martin Jon H., 2013-08-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chirostoma charari Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Terrapene carolina Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cingilia catenaria Species recognized by Beccaloni, G. W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acer saccharinum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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