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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

(Giant Hispaniolan Galliwasp)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Vasey grass)
 

Featured Species

(fourspotted goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Smallspine dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(White-tailed Jackrabbit)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bobcat)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  banana  camel  dog  donkey  dove  elephant  fish  flamingo  fox  garlic  giraffe  gorilla  hickory  hyena  jay  koala  lemon  lettuce  lion  mole  monkey  opossum  palm  panda  parrot  pheasant  radish  rat  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  scallop  seal  snake  soybean  starling  swallow  swan  thrush  tortoise  turtle  weasel  whale  woodpecker  wren  yak 

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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 2Lepus townsendii, Burton K. Lim, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 288, pp. 1-6 (1987)
Celestus anelpistus Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Paspalum urvillei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Deltentosteus quadrimaculatus 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
Lynx rufus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2014-02-03, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus townsendii Species recognized by Hoffman R.S., 2013-03-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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