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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

(Blue)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Hispaniolan gracile anole, Bark anole)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

(Eastern blood-sucking cone)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wood Frog)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  banana  cheetah  chimpanzee  crane  crow  daffodil  daisy  eel  finch  frog  goose  gull  hippopotamus  horse  iguana  insect  kingfisher  leopard  lime  lizard  llama  loon  mammal  moose  mussel  nuthatch  opossum  orange  otter  panther  parrot  partridge  pigeon  radish  reptile  roach  sea lion  seahorse  shark  soybean  tuna  turtle  walnut  watermelon  woodchuck  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Lepidochrysops lotana Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis distichus Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Nemapteryx macronotacantha Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lithobates sylvaticus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Triatoma sanguisuga Species recognized by , 2007-04-10, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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