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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

(Holy mountain salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red-eared slider)
 

Featured Species

(Momi Fir)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Mexican primrose-willow)
 
provides Food for 3
(Purple Gallinule)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  badger  bear  butterfly  caribou  chicken  cougar  crocodile  dove  finch  frog  gerbil  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lime  llama  manatee  marigold  moose  octopus  ostrich  panther  quail  salamander  seahorse  seal  shark  sloth  snake  soybean  spider  starling  stork  swallow  termite  titmouse  watermelon  wheat  woodpecker 

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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 3FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE PURPLE GALLINULE (Porphyrula martinica) IN THE CENTRAL LLANOS OF VENEZUELA, Zaida Tárano, Stuart Strahl and Juhani Ojasti, ECOTROPICOS 8(1-2): 53-61. 1995
Bolitoglossa heiroreias Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachemys scripta elegans Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies firma Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso dauricus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Porphyrio martinica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ludwigia octovalvis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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