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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

(Nagodi Loach)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brown catsnake, Brown Tree Snake)
 

Featured Species

(White fin)
 

Extreme Species

(Epibenthic sponge)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 1550 years

Species Relation

(Raspberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Flax Tortrix Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  badger  bat  bear  bison  cactus  chimpanzee  chipmunk  condor  cormorant  cow  daisy  dog  elephant  flamingo  hickory  hummingbird  kangaroo  lime  loon  manatee  marigold  moose  mouse  panther  parakeet  pigeon  pine  quail  reindeer  roach  salamander  shark  sheep  spider  squirrel  termite  tiger  tomato  trout  tuna  watermelon  whale  wolf  woodchuck  wren  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 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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Schistura nagodiensis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Boiga irregularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus albimarginatus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cinachyra antarctica Species recognized by van Soest, Rob, , WoRMS Porifera: World Porifera database in Catalog of Life 2011
Cnephasia asseclana Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Rubus idaeus 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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