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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

(Light Red Meranti)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Black wattle)
 

Featured Species

(Red Chestnut)
 

Extreme Species

((Californian) Desert Tortoise)
Female Maturity 1 : 15 years
Male Maturity 1 : 15 years

Species Relation

(Red Flowering Gum)
 
provides Food for 2
(Mottled cup moth)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  cat  cheetah  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  cockatoo  condor  cotton  coyote  crane  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  eel  flamingo  frog  garlic  giraffe  grouse  hickory  hornbill  jaguar  koala  llama  lynx  moth  palm  panda  pig  pigeon  pine  rat  rice  seahorse  seal  sloth  snake  sparrow  squirrel  swallow  turkey  wasp  whale  wolf  woodpecker  zebra 

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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 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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. HernĂ¡ndez
Shorea johorensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia mearnsii Species recognized by Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerastis rubricosa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gopherus morafkai Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Doratifera vulnerans Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Corymbia ficifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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