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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

(Blue Cycad)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(chickweed)
 

Featured Species

(Strachey's mountain vole)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

(Rosebay Willowherb)
 
provides Food for 2
(Western Grape Rootworm)
 

Common Species

ant  butterfly  cardinal  chicken  chimpanzee  cockatoo  crow  deer  dove  eel  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  goat  grouse  hickory  horse  human  lamprey  lark  lemon  lettuce  lime  llama  moth  mouse  opossum  panda  peanut  pig  raccoon  reptile  robin  seahorse  seal  sheep  skunk  sparrow  starling  thrush  titmouse  toad  turkey  walrus  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Encephalartos nubimontanus Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stevenson D.W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stellaria media Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alticola stracheyi Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bromius obscurus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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