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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

(Diamond darter)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brackish water mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Snaggletooth)
 

Extreme Species

(Thompsons shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 25 years

Species Relation

(Eurasian shrew)
 
provides Food for 2
(Red Kite)
 

Common Species

alpaca  banana  bird  butterfly  cheetah  cotton  cougar  cow  daffodil  dog  duck  finch  flamingo  garlic  goat  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  llama  moose  mussel  nemo  opossum  orange  parakeet  partridge  pigeon  pine  rabbit  rat  reindeer  rhinoceros  sea lion  seal  sheep  skunk  spider  stork  toad  tuna  turkey  turtle  weasel  yak  zebra 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Crystallaria cincotta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mytilopsis leucophaeata Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Borostomias pacificus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania calcea Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Milvus milvus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorex araneus Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
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