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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

(Luquillo Mountain stopper)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(saltmarsh cordgrass)
 

Featured Species

(rock cod)
 

Extreme Species

(Channel rockcod)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 115 years

Species Relation

(needlegrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(horsehead-shaped scale)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  bat  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  camel  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crane  crocodile  elephant  elk  finch  goat  human  hyena  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  lemon  llama  loon  macaw  mammal  moose  moth  mouse  octopus  partridge  rabbit  radish  ray  reptile  roach  sea lion  shark  soybean  squirrel  walrus  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  yak  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 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
Eugenia haematocarpa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Spartina alterniflora Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gadus morhua Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastolobus alascanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scythia craniumequinum Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stipa sibirica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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