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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

(Oku Mouse Shrew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(rarningobchey)
 

Featured Species

(Prison goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Halibut)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(crowpoison)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  banana  bat  bee  chickadee  cormorant  corn  cotton  crow  dog  elephant  flamingo  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  grouse  hornbill  hummingbird  jay  leopard  lion  loon  manatee  marigold  mole  moose  mussel  panda  panther  parakeet  ray  reindeer  reptile  snake  spider  stork  termite  tortoise  trout  turtle  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker  wren  yak  zebra 

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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. 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Myosorex okuensis Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Spathodea campanulata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caffrogobius gilchristi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nothoscordum bivalve Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nomada sayi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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