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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

(Vaquita)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(yellow iris)
 

Featured Species

(Bluntnose six-gill shark)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

(Sandarac)
 
provides Food for 2
(bermuda cedar scale)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bat  bear  bird  butterfly  camel  cotton  cougar  crane  crow  daffodil  daisy  eel  gerbil  giraffe  grapefruit  hickory  kiwi  lemon  leopard  lynx  mussel  nemo  opossum  ostrich  otter  panther  partridge  peanut  pigeon  raccoon  radish  rat  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  sloth  sparrow  sturgeon  thrush  trout  tuna  wasp  whale  wolf  wren 

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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 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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Phocoena sinus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Iris maackii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hexanchus griseus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carulaspis minima Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tetraclinis articulata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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