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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Lancini's robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mouse-ear Hawkweed)
 

Featured Species

(Striped lizardfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Fruit fly)
Female Maturity 1 : 7 days
Male Maturity 1 : 7 days

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Burnished-buff Tanager)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  bear  bison  butterfly  caribou  cheetah  cinnamon  cotton  crocodile  daisy  dog  eel  emu  goat  goose  gorilla  hamster  hippopotamus  hyena  iguana  jaguar  jay  kiwi  lark  lime  lion  mussel  opossum  palm  parrot  pine  quail  raccoon  robin  salmon  swan  tortoise  turkey  turtle  walrus  wasp  watermelon  wheat  wren  yak 

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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 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 2Manhães, MA (2003) Dieta de traupíneos (Passeriformes, Emberizidae) no Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brasil Iheringia 93: 59-73
Pristimantis lancinii Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pilosella officinarum Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-26, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Synodus myops Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosophila melanogaster Species recognized by Brake, I. & Bachli, G., , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Tangara cayana Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cecropia glaziovii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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