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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

(fat three-ridge)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flathead catfish)
 

Featured Species

(Oblong Sedge Borer)
 

Extreme Species

(Nilsons deepsea dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 44 years

Species Relation

(Red Clover)
 
provides Food for 2
(European snow vole)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bat  beetle  bison  cactus  chipmunk  cockatoo  crocodile  crow  daisy  duck  elk  emu  fish  flamingo  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  hamster  hippopotamus  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lettuce  lynx  marigold  mole  monkey  opossum  otter  panda  pheasant  pigeon  raccoon  salamander  seal  shark  skunk  sloth  stork  sturgeon  swallow  termite  thrush  toad  trout  whale  woodchuck 

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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 2SNOW VOLE - Chionomys nivalis (Martins 1842), Janeau G., Aulagnier S., IBEX J.M.E. 4:1997
Amblema neislerii Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Archanara oblonga Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus squamosus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chionomys nivalis Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium pratense Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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