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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

(Berg River Redfin)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pampasgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Aru Island gudgeon)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

(Crab Apple)
 
provides Food for 2
(Indian moon moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  asparagus  avocado  bat  bear  blackbird  cat  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  coyote  dove  eel  elephant  elk  finch  flamingo  gerbil  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  leopard  llama  lynx  monkey  octopus  opossum  orangutan  otter  palm  panda  panther  quail  radish  roach  scallop  starling  stork  turkey  vanilla  walrus  woodchuck 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
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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
Pseudobarbus burgi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cortaderia jubata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxyeleotris aruensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Actias selene Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Malus sylvestris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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