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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

(prickly cyanea)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Jambul)
 

Featured Species

(Laotian shad)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

(gray bottlebrush)
 
provides Food for 2
(araucaria black scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  beetle  bird  cardinal  cat  crane  crow  deer  donkey  finch  fish  garlic  goose  hornbill  horse  human  lark  lettuce  lizard  marigold  monkey  moth  nuthatch  pine  puma  quail  raccoon  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  shark  skunk  soybean  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  swallow  swan  termite  tiger  tortoise  trout  turkey  vanilla  wasp  woodpecker 

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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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Cyanea horrida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2008-06-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Syzygium cumini Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tenualosa thibaudeaui Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lindingaspis rossi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Callistemon speciosus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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