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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

(Southern meagre)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(paraiso)
 

Featured Species

(Pipefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

(chokecherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(small-eyed sphinx)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  camel  caribou  cat  cheetah  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  daffodil  daisy  donkey  emu  finch  giraffe  grapefruit  grouse  gull  hamster  horse  human  kangaroo  mammal  manatee  moth  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  palm  parakeet  pigeon  pine  reptile  salamander  salmon  scallop  sheep  swallow  toad  turkey  vanilla  wolf  wren 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Argyrosomus hololepidotus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum seaforthianum Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bulbonaricus brucei Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Paonias myops Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus virginiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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