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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

(Perrier's Baobab)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Turkey Berry)
 

Featured Species

(Small-spot goatfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 10 months
Male Maturity 1 : 16 years

Species Relation

(veelkleurige zeeduizendpoot)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Shelduck)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  beetle  butterfly  chickadee  chicken  crocodile  daffodil  dolphin  donkey  duck  eel  elk  emu  flamingo  gerbil  giraffe  goat  hornbill  hummingbird  hyena  kangaroo  llama  loon  moth  orange  palm  panda  parakeet  pheasant  pig  radish  rat  ray  reptile  scallop  sea lion  sheep  skunk  squirrel  swallow  tiger  trout  tuna  violet  walnut  walrus  wolf 

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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 2Energy flow of a boreal intertidal ecosystem, the Sylt-Rømø Bight, Dan Baird, Harald Asmus, Ragnhild Asmus, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 279: 45–61, 2004
Adansonia perrieri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum torvum Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parupeneus heptacanthus Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus brachyurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tadorna tadorna Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hediste diversicolor Species recognized by Fauchald, Kristian, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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