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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

(Fairy treefrog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(smokebush)
 

Featured Species

(Asian bumblebee catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

(gemsbok)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Anthrax bacterium)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  armadillo  badger  bat  beetle  blackbird  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  corn  cow  daffodil  deer  eel  finch  flamingo  fox  frog  garlic  gorilla  hyena  loon  manatee  moth  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  puma  raccoon  rhinoceros  salamander  seahorse  skunk  soybean  spider  termite  thrush  trout  vanilla  walnut  walrus  wasp  whale  woodpecker 

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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 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Charadrahyla chaneque Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Buddleja madagascariensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudomystus siamensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bacillus anthracis Species recognized by Garrity G.M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oryx gazella Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
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