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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

(Weller's Salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bluebanded sea perch)
 

Featured Species

(Whitefin trevally)
 

Extreme Species

(Rough shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 12 years 2 months

Species Relation

(beach suncup)
 
provides Food for 2
(fluffy mealybug)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  banana  bee  camel  chickadee  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  cougar  crane  crocodile  daffodil  deer  elk  frog  goose  gorilla  hickory  jaguar  lark  lemon  lion  manatee  monkey  octopus  opossum  orangutan  palm  partridge  peanut  pigeon  radish  rice  roach  salamander  seahorse  seal  shark  skunk  snake  soybean  squirrel  swallow  tiger  trout  turkey  turtle 

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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 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
Plethodon welleri Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus kasmira Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Carangoides equula Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus granulosus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Puto echinatus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Camissoniopsis cheiranthifolia subsp. cheiranthifolia Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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