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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

(Kauai island-aster)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Snouted Treefrog)
 

Featured Species

(Pale chub)
 

Extreme Species

(man)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 123 years

Species Relation

(Japanese iris)
 
provides Food for 2
(Rush Wainscot)
 

Common Species

bear  bee  bird  bison  cardinal  caribou  cat  cow  crow  daffodil  duck  elephant  fish  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  hyena  jaguar  leopard  manatee  mussel  nemo  orangutan  palm  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  radish  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  seal  skunk  sloth  soybean  stork  termite  thrush  titmouse  toad  tomato  tortoise  turtle  violet  walrus  wasp  whale  zebra 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
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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 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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Hesperomannia lydgatei Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Scinax ruber Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zacco platypus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Homo sapiens Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Archanara algae Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Iris ensata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
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