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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Rumpi Mouse Shrew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(greater periwinkle)
 

Featured Species

(White sea nonmigratory cod)
 

Extreme Species

(Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Long-jawed Orb Weaver)
 

Common Species

bee  beetle  bison  blackbird  cactus  camel  chipmunk  cinnamon  corn  cotton  cougar  coyote  daisy  elk  flamingo  garlic  goose  gorilla  gull  horse  human  hummingbird  hyena  kangaroo  leopard  lynx  monkey  moth  parrot  pheasant  rhinoceros  roach  sea lion  seahorse  seal  snake  starling  termite  titmouse  trout  turkey  vanilla  walrus  woodchuck  woodpecker  wren 

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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. 2Ecology of Commanster
Myosorex rumpii Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Vinca major Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Gadus ogac Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser sturio Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tetragnatha extensa Species recognized by , 2012-04-26, SpidCat via ITIS: The World Spider Catalog in Catalog of Life 2011
Cicadella viridis Species recognized by D. M. Takiya & D. Dmitriev, , 3i Cicadellinae: 3i interactive keys and taxonomic databases, subfamily Cicadellinae in Catalog of Life 2011
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