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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

(Robert's false brook salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(redbay ambrosia beetle)
 

Featured Species

(Heldreich's alfalfa)
 

Extreme Species

(Black-throated rock-fish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 157 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(zebra mussel)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  bat  bison  butterfly  cactus  caribou  cat  chicken  corn  crow  daisy  dog  dove  elephant  finch  fish  goat  human  hummingbird  iguana  jay  kangaroo  lark  mammal  manatee  moose  mussel  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  parakeet  pig  rabbit  radish  ray  rice  skunk  spider  squirrel  starling  stork  sturgeon  titmouse  walrus  whale  woodchuck  wren  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 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. 2NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
Pseudoeurycea robertsi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xyleborus glabratus Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago heldreichii Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes borealis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dreissena polymorpha Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Peridinium umbonatum Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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