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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

(Chinhai Spiny Newt)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Amur maple)
 

Featured Species

(streaked weeverfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Rougheye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 205 years

Species Relation

(Western larch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black-headed budworm)
 

Common Species

banana  beetle  bison  butterfly  camel  cat  chimpanzee  condor  daisy  dolphin  duck  elephant  flamingo  gerbil  grouse  hornbill  hummingbird  iguana  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lynx  macaw  monkey  moth  orangutan  ostrich  otter  panther  peanut  pigeon  rabbit  raccoon  radish  rat  rhinoceros  sheep  sloth  swan  tiger  titmouse  tuna  turkey  violet  watermelon  woodpecker  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 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. 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
Echinotriton chinhaiensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acer tataricum subsp. ginnala Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachinus radiatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes aleutianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acleris variana Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Larix occidentalis Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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