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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

(Sheefish)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(Brown trout)
 

Featured Species

(black-and-white damselfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Roughskin skate)
Female Maturity 1 : 17 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Cape Petrel)
 

Common Species

avocado  bear  beetle  blackbird  camel  cat  cheetah  chicken  corn  crane  crocodile  daisy  deer  dog  finch  garlic  giraffe  grouse  gull  hamster  human  hummingbird  jay  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  leopard  macaw  mole  monkey  moose  mussel  octopus  peanut  pigeon  puma  radish  reindeer  reptile  rice  robin  shark  sloth  stork  tortoise  turkey  turtle  vanilla  watermelon 

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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 2THE DIETS AND DIETARY SEGREGATION OF SEABIRDS AT THE SUBANTARCTIC CROZET ISLANDS, VINCENT RIDOUX, MARINE ORNITHOLOGY Vol. 22 No. 1 1994
Stenodus leucichthys Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Salmo trutta Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Dascyllus aruanus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Dipturus trachyderma Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Daption capense Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhincalanus gigas Species recognized by , 2002-02-12, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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