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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

(synoria mushroomtongue salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(redband trout)
 

Featured Species

(Black-bellied Cicadabird)
 

Extreme Species

(Halibut)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(una de gato)
 
provides Food for 2
(Tobacco hornworm)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  banana  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  caribou  chickadee  crane  daffodil  dog  dove  eel  emu  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  llama  lynx  marigold  moth  mussel  orange  orangutan  parrot  partridge  peanut  pig  pine  puma  radish  rat  ray  rhinoceros  salamander  scallop  seahorse  shark  snake  soybean  stork  thrush  tomato  tortoise  vanilla  violet  weasel  yak 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Bolitoglossa synoria Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Oncorhynchus mykiss Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Coracina holopolia Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Manduca sexta Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Martynia annua 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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