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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

(Adriatic sturgeon)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Daisy)
 

Featured Species

(Whitespotted sole)
 

Extreme Species

(man)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 123 years

Species Relation

(Doctorfish)
 
provides Food for 2
(Spot-fin ground shark)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  bat  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  caribou  cat  cinnamon  cotton  cow  crane  daisy  dog  dolphin  donkey  dove  elk  finch  fox  frog  gorilla  horse  human  iguana  insect  lemon  lettuce  lion  mouse  nuthatch  orange  parakeet  pig  rhinoceros  roach  robin  seal  snake  sparrow  spider  thrush  turkey  vanilla  violet  weasel  wheat  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Occurrence, Diet and Growth of Juvenile Blacktip Sharks, Carcharhinus limbatus, from Los Roques Archipelago National Park, Venezuela, RAFAEL TAVARES, Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 44, No. 3, 291-302, 2008
Acipenser naccarii Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Astranthium integrifolium subsp. integrifolium Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-15, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Trinectes fimbriatus Species recognized by Group expert : Ramos, R., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Homo sapiens Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus limbatus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthurus chirurgus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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