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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

(Long-legged wood frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(queen's jewels)
 

Featured Species

(Goiter blacksmelt)
 

Extreme Species

(Florida Box Turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 138 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Appalachian mountainmint)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bear  blackbird  caribou  chickadee  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  cotton  crane  daffodil  daisy  duck  eel  fish  flamingo  giraffe  grouse  horse  iguana  kangaroo  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  loon  lynx  mammal  marigold  mole  mussel  orange  ostrich  peanut  pig  radish  scallop  soybean  spider  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swan  thrush  tortoise  wasp 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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.
Rana macrocnemis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Antigonon leptopus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bathylagus euryops Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Terrapene carolina Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pycnanthemum flexuosum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thecophora occidensis Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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