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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

(Trench robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pine tortoise scale)
 

Featured Species

(asulcate limops)
 

Extreme Species

(Florida Box Turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 138 years

Species Relation

(Sakhalin spruce)
 
provides Food for 2
(Cryptomeria Scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  bee  beetle  blackbird  caribou  cat  condor  crocodile  daffodil  deer  donkey  emu  finch  flamingo  frog  garlic  gerbil  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  horse  human  koala  lark  lemon  lettuce  manatee  mussel  nemo  otter  palm  panther  parrot  pine  rice  roach  salamander  seahorse  starling  swallow  tiger  titmouse  tuna  vanilla  walrus  wasp  wolf 

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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 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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Pristimantis rubicundus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Toumeyella parvicornis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Limopsis sulcata Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2010-10-01, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Terrapene carolina Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Aspidiotus cryptomeriae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Picea glehnii Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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