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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

(Bay-breasted Cuckoo)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cape-ivy)
 

Featured Species

(Singing catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

(mulberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(solenopsis mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bee  bison  blackbird  camel  cardinal  chimpanzee  coyote  daffodil  deer  elephant  elk  fish  flamingo  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  leopard  lime  llama  loon  lynx  mole  moth  mussel  nuthatch  ostrich  otter  quail  rabbit  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  sheep  sparrow  sturgeon  termite  trout  tuna  vanilla  walrus  whale 

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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
Hyetornis rufigularis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-04-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Delairea odorata Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachelyopterus striatulus Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phenacoccus solenopsis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Morus alba Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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