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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

(Quarry worm salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Asiatic clam)
 

Featured Species

(Round-headed mullet)
 

Extreme Species

(Shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 10 months
Male Maturity 1 : 16 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(latania scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  cat  chipmunk  cinnamon  cotton  cow  coyote  crow  daisy  donkey  elephant  finch  garlic  goose  gull  hickory  hornbill  jay  leopard  lettuce  lion  mammal  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  otter  panda  parakeet  partridge  pigeon  porpoise  puma  radish  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  spider  starling  stork  swan  toad  trout  violet  wheat  wolf 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Oedipina poelzi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Corbicula fluminea Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2012-07-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Moolgarda cunnesius Species recognized by Group expert : Harrison, I., 2013-01-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus brachyurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemiberlesia lataniae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum coagulans Species recognized by Vorontsova M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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