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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

(Tree frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Texas mesquite)
 

Featured Species

(Gulf torpedo)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

(coconut palm)
 
provides Food for 2
(Collie's squirrel)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  bee  bird  bison  butterfly  cardinal  chicken  cinnamon  cockatoo  deer  fox  goat  grapefruit  hickory  horse  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  lemon  lion  llama  lynx  mammal  manatee  nemo  ostrich  otter  palm  pheasant  pine  rabbit  radish  ray  rhinoceros  roach  scallop  sea lion  shark  sheep  sloth  spider  starling  sturgeon  toad  wheat  wren 

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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 2Sciurus colliaei, Troy L. Best, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 497, pp. 1-4 (1995)
Plectrohyla quecchi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prosopis glandulosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Torpedo sinuspersici Species recognized by Group expert : Carvalho, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sciurus colliaei Species recognized by Thorington R. W. , 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cocos nucifera Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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