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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Crimea shemaya)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fig buttercup)
 

Featured Species

(Nor'-West snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(Common carp)
Litter Size 1 : 300,000

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(White-bellied Parrot)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  badger  beetle  cardinal  caribou  cat  cockatoo  daffodil  duck  fox  gerbil  goat  grapefruit  grouse  gull  horse  hummingbird  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  lemon  lion  marigold  moth  mouse  nuthatch  orangutan  panda  porpoise  raccoon  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  seahorse  sheep  swallow  thrush  tiger  tortoise  trout  tuna  walnut  woodchuck  woodpecker  wren  yak  zebra 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 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. 2PARROT CLAYLICKS: DISTRIBUTION, PATTERNS OF USE AND ECOLOGICAL CORRELATES FROM A PARROT ASSEMBLAGE IN SOUTHEASTERN PERU, ALAN TRISTRAM KENNETH LEE, dissertation for DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Manchester Metropolitan University, November 2010
Alburnus mentoides Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Ranunculus ficaria Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lethrinus nebulosus Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyprinus carpio Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pionites leucogaster Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 23-Jan-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Iriartea deltoidea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 11-Nov-2003, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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