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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

(Catamarca water frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common gorse)
 

Featured Species

(broad-bordered white underwing)
 

Extreme Species

(Halibut)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(opossum shrimp)
 
provides Food for 2
(kyack)
 

Common Species

badger  bear  beetle  chicken  crane  crow  daffodil  elk  finch  frog  giraffe  grouse  hamster  hickory  hornbill  iguana  koala  lamprey  lemon  lion  loon  lynx  manatee  monkey  nemo  orangutan  palm  panther  peanut  puma  rabbit  ray  scallop  seal  snake  soybean  spider  starling  stork  termite  thrush  tiger  tortoise  wasp  wheat 

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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. 2NOAA, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
Telmatobius ceiorum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ulex europaeus Species recognized by Cristofolini G & Feoli L, 2001-06 Cristofolini G, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anarta melanopa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Alosa pseudoharengus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mysis relicta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access