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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

(Brown Tortoise)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(military grass)
 

Featured Species

(St. Helena Sharpnose Pufferfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Needle dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(maryland tickclover)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  banana  bat  bird  blackbird  butterfly  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  cinnamon  corn  daisy  donkey  eel  emu  fish  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  horse  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  llama  lynx  macaw  mole  moose  moth  orange  orangutan  palm  quail  radish  rice  roach  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  seal  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  tortoise  turtle 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Manouria emys Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bromus tectorum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Canthigaster sanctaehelenae Species recognized by Group expert : Matsuura, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus acus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Desmodium marilandicum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calliopsis andreniformis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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