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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

(eleele cyanea)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common Waxbill)
 

Featured Species

(Banded wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(River eel)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 88 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Pacific mealybug)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  badger  bat  bear  bee  blackbird  butterfly  chicken  chimpanzee  cockatoo  daisy  deer  donkey  elephant  fish  giraffe  grouse  insect  kiwi  leopard  lime  lion  llama  loon  lynx  moth  mouse  ostrich  peanut  pig  pigeon  rice  sea lion  sloth  squirrel  starling  swallow  titmouse  turtle  walnut  walrus  wasp  yak  zebra 

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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
Cyanea eleeleensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2008-06-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Estrilda astrild Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Halichoeres notospilus Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Planococcus minor Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum violaceum Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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