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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

(Domingo gambusia)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(African feathergrass)
 

Featured Species

(Siberian huso sturgeon)
 

Extreme Species

(Rougheye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 205 years

Species Relation

(Common apple)
 
provides Food for 2
(Large Fruit-tree Tortrix)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bat  bear  beetle  cat  chickadee  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  corn  cow  eel  elephant  fish  garlic  gerbil  grouse  gull  hornbill  iguana  jaguar  lamprey  leopard  llama  moth  mouse  nemo  opossum  orange  orangutan  palm  rabbit  raccoon  reptile  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  skunk  sloth  starling  swan  termite  tiger  toad  tomato  tuna  turkey  wheat  yak 

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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 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. 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
Gambusia dominicensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pennisetum macrourum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso dauricus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes aleutianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Archips podana Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Malus pumila Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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