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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

(Mazumbai warty frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Fire ant)
 

Featured Species

(Grey-and-gold Warbler)
 

Extreme Species

(European Pond turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 120 years

Species Relation

(Acapulco major)
 
provides Food for 2
(lateralband grouper)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  bee  beetle  bird  bison  cactus  caribou  cat  chicken  chimpanzee  daffodil  dove  elk  gerbil  insect  kangaroo  leopard  lion  loon  lynx  macaw  mole  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  orange  otter  panther  pine  quail  raccoon  ray  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  sheep  spider  stork  termite  trout  tuna  turkey  wasp  wheat  wren  yak  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Food-Web Structure and Dynamics of Eastern Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs: Panamá and Galápagos Islands, Peter W. Glynn, Food Webs and the Dynamics of Marine Reefs, eds. Tim R. McClanahan & George M. Branch, p. 185-208 (2008)
Callulina kisiwamsitu Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solenopsis invicta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Basileuterus fraseri Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Emys orbicularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Epinephelus labriformis Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Stegastes acapulcoensis Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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