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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

(Fountain Darter)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Broad-leaved paper bark)
 

Featured Species

(Chub)
 

Extreme Species

(Needle dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

 
provides Mutual for 2
(Norway spruce)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  banana  bee  butterfly  cactus  chicken  cougar  crocodile  dog  eel  emu  giraffe  gorilla  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  human  hyena  iguana  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lark  lettuce  manatee  marigold  monkey  moose  mouse  opossum  parakeet  peanut  pine  porpoise  rabbit  reptile  salmon  seal  sheep  starling  sturgeon  termite  titmouse  toad  tuna  violet 

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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 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 2Ecology of Commanster
Etheostoma fonticola Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melaleuca quinquenervia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Squalius cephaloides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus acus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Picea abies Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lactarius mammosus Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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