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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Lake Oku Clawed Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brackish water mussel)
 

Featured Species

(rosy starfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Siberian huso sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 16 years 9 months
Male Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months

Species Relation

(Chinese box)
 
provides Food for 3
(mining scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  banana  bee  beetle  bird  butterfly  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  daffodil  daisy  donkey  emu  finch  flamingo  garlic  giraffe  goose  grapefruit  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  lion  lizard  loon  lynx  moose  moth  octopus  partridge  pig  porpoise  rabbit  rat  ray  salamander  scallop  shark  skunk  squirrel  starling  swan  termite  tortoise  weasel  wolf  woodpecker 

Quick Links

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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2de 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 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Xenopus longipes Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Mytilopsis leucophaeata Species recognized by , 23-Oct-2011, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Stichastrella rosea Species recognized by Mah C., 2008-10-25 18:46:40, WoRMS Asteroidea: World Asteroidea database in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso dauricus Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Howardia biclavis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Murraya paniculata Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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