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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

(munificus pigmy salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red-eye)
 

Featured Species

(Short-finned mako)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

(European Hare)
 
provides Food for 2
(Western Marsh Harrier)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  bear  beetle  bison  blackbird  corn  crane  deer  dove  duck  elephant  fish  gerbil  giraffe  gull  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  lettuce  lime  lynx  mammal  moth  octopus  parrot  puma  reindeer  reptile  seahorse  seal  shark  sheep  skunk  squirrel  starling  swallow  toad  turtle  weasel  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 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 2Nestling diet and parental provisioning behaviour in the Marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus), Marcin BRZEZIŃSKI, Michał ŻMIHORSKI, Acta Zoologica Lituanica, 2009, Volumen 19, Numerus 2
Thorius munificus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Scardinius erythrophthalmus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Isurus oxyrinchus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , 2012-01-12, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Circus aeruginosus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus europaeus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-03-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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