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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

(Douc langur)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common Puerto Rican anole, Crested anole)
 

Featured Species

(Sparse-rayed frostfish)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

(brown lemming)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pomarine Skua)
 

Common Species

asparagus  beetle  butterfly  cardinal  cinnamon  condor  cotton  cow  crane  daffodil  fish  fox  garlic  goat  hickory  horse  human  jaguar  jay  koala  lime  lion  llama  lynx  mammal  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  orange  parrot  peanut  porpoise  radish  ray  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salamander  seahorse  snake  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  tiger  tomato  tortoise  wasp  woodchuck 

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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 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 2Predator–prey relationships: arctic foxes and lemmings, Anders Angerbjorn, Magnus Tannerfeldt and Sam Erlinge, Journal of Animal Ecology, Volume 68, Issue 1, Pages 34-49
Pygathrix nemaeus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis cristatellus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Benthodesmus oligoradiatus Species recognized by Group expert : Parin, N., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stercorarius pomarinus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lemmus sibiricus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
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