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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

(Hildebrand's Skink)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pacific giant oyster)
 

Featured Species

(Brown comber)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

(Boston swordfern)
 
provides Food for 2
(brown scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  bat  beetle  bird  butterfly  cactus  caribou  cat  cheetah  crocodile  daffodil  dog  dove  eel  flamingo  gerbil  goose  grouse  hippopotamus  horse  human  insect  jay  loon  mole  moose  moth  orange  palm  parakeet  peanut  pig  rice  roach  robin  salamander  scallop  sea lion  spider  sturgeon  termite  tiger  titmouse  toad  trout  zebra 

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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
Paracontias fasika Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Crassostrea gigas Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Serranus hepatus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Saissetia coffeae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nephrolepis exaltata Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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