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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

(Fruhstorfer's Junglewatcher)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(trompetkalkkokerworm)
 

Featured Species

(Tire track eel)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

(common flax)
 
provides Food for 2
(spring cankerworm)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  butterfly  caribou  cat  chickadee  cinnamon  corn  cow  daisy  deer  donkey  elk  garlic  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hornbill  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  lemon  lettuce  mammal  manatee  mussel  orangutan  panda  peanut  pig  pigeon  salamander  scallop  shark  squirrel  termite  toad  tortoise  vanilla  walnut  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  wren  yak 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 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
Hylaeothemis fruhstorferi Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficopomatus enigmaticus Species recognized by ten Hove, Harry, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mastacembelus favus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Paleacrita vernata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Linum mysorense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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