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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Molokai treecotton)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(beach naupaka)
 

Featured Species

(Western pygmy perch)
 

Extreme Species

(longfinned albacore)
Litter Size 1 : 2,000,000

Species Relation

(Cabezon)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pelagic Cormorant)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  avocado  bear  beetle  bison  cardinal  caribou  chicken  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  duck  eel  elk  fish  giraffe  hamster  hornbill  human  jay  lark  lime  lizard  llama  loon  lynx  mammal  marigold  mole  palm  parrot  partridge  peanut  pigeon  porpoise  rat  rhinoceros  robin  spider  termite  turtle  violet  walrus  wren 

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Carnivorous plants
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. 2Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
Kokia cookei Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Scaevola sericea Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Nannoperca vittata Species recognized by Group expert : Arratia, G., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Thunnus alalunga Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalacrocorax pelagicus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptocottus armatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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