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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

(Brauer's Burrowing Skink)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Underwood's spectacled tegu)
 

Featured Species

(six holed keyhole urchin)
 

Extreme Species

(Black-throated rock-fish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 157 years

Species Relation

(Slender Mongoose)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(human flea)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  beetle  butterfly  cinnamon  cormorant  dove  elk  emu  fish  frog  giraffe  gorilla  gull  hamster  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  jaguar  kiwi  lemon  lizard  llama  mole  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  pig  pine  puma  raccoon  salamander  shark  sheep  soybean  sparrow  spider  squirrel  stork  sturgeon  tiger  trout  turkey  turtle  vanilla  wheat  woodpecker  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 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. 2International Flea Database
Janetaescincus braueri Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnophthalmus underwoodi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leodia sexiesperforata Species recognized by Kroh, Andreas, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes borealis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pulex irritans Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Galerella sanguinea Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
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