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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

(Halfbeak)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(beech scale)
 

Featured Species

(Dotted Graylet)
 

Extreme Species

(White Sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 104 years
Male Maturity 2 : 16 years 6 months

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 3
(Suffused Snow Flat)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  bat  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  cat  chipmunk  condor  cougar  coyote  crane  deer  emu  garlic  gorilla  hyena  iguana  kangaroo  koala  lark  lion  manatee  mouse  nuthatch  opossum  orange  palm  panda  parakeet  partridge  raccoon  rice  roach  seal  skunk  tiger  tortoise  tuna  watermelon  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  wren  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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. 2de 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 3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Nomorhamphus towoetii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryptococcus fagisuga Species recognized by Miller G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperstrotia pervertens Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser transmontanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tagiades gana Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dioscorea glabra Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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