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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Polynesian Imperial Pigeon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bay Biscayne Creeping-oxeye)
 

Featured Species

(royal evening-primrose)
 

Extreme Species

(Banded rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 116 years

Species Relation

(lingonberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(cottony camellia scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  beetle  bird  cactus  camel  cardinal  chickadee  chimpanzee  condor  cormorant  corn  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  elk  finch  goat  grouse  gull  hippopotamus  human  iguana  jaguar  koala  lettuce  lime  mammal  mole  nemo  opossum  ostrich  otter  pig  pine  porpoise  rat  reindeer  rhinoceros  salmon  seal  spider  squirrel  starling  termite  violet  walrus  wheat  woodchuck 

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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
Ducula aurorae Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Sphagneticola trilobata Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-28, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Oenothera falfurriae Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes nigrocinctus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pulvinaria floccifera Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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