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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

(phantom cave crayfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(centipede tongavine)
 

Featured Species

(Smooth-back angelshark)
 

Extreme Species

(Smallspine dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(red alder)
 
provides Food for 2
(Sigmoid Prominent)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  bat  bee  camel  cheetah  cormorant  crane  donkey  duck  elk  finch  garlic  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  grouse  hickory  hyena  jay  kiwi  lettuce  loon  monkey  mussel  opossum  panda  parakeet  pig  pine  porpoise  puma  raccoon  radish  rat  robin  salmon  scallop  seal  sheep  snake  sturgeon  swallow  swan  thrush  walnut  wasp  wren 

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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 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
Procambarus pecki Species recognized by , 2005-05-31, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Epipremnum pinnatum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Squatina oculata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Centroscymnus crepidater Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Clostera albosigma Species recognized by Giusti, A., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Alnus rubra Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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