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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

(maidenhair tree)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tucunare)
 

Featured Species

(Spiny devilfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Blanding's Turtle)
Female Maturity 1 : 17 years 9 months

Species Relation

(pillbug)
 
provides Food for 2
(Spring Peeper)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  badger  beetle  butterfly  camel  cat  chicken  corn  cotton  cougar  cow  deer  donkey  elk  finch  giraffe  goose  hamster  horse  insect  jay  kangaroo  koala  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  llama  macaw  manatee  moth  mussel  panther  porpoise  reindeer  rhinoceros  salmon  scallop  skunk  swallow  swan  toad  tomato  tortoise  violet  wolf 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Ginkgo biloba Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-05-10, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cichla ocellaris Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Inimicus didactylus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudacris crucifer Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Armadillidium vulgare Species recognized by Schotte, Marilyn, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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