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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

(montane shaggy rat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(passionflower)
 

Featured Species

(Slender cardinalfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Red sea urchin)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 200 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(pineapple mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  bat  bird  cactus  camel  cat  cheetah  chickadee  cockatoo  crocodile  duck  frog  garlic  hickory  hippopotamus  hyena  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  lettuce  lime  lizard  llama  mammal  marigold  mole  nuthatch  octopus  panda  peanut  pig  raccoon  radish  reindeer  salamander  scallop  sea lion  shark  sheep  sloth  swallow  swan  violet  whale  wheat  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Dasymys montanus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Passiflora edulis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhabdamia gracilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesocentrotus franciscanus Species recognized by Kroh, Andreas, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dysmicoccus brevipes Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hedychium flavum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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