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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Lake Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Groundsel)
 

Featured Species

(Rasbora)
 

Extreme Species

(Black-throated rock-fish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 157 years

Species Relation

(largeflower onion)
 
provides Food for 2
(white-footed mouse)
 

Common Species

armadillo  butterfly  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  cow  crow  deer  donkey  finch  fish  fox  gerbil  goat  grouse  gull  hippopotamus  hummingbird  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  lark  lemon  lizard  llama  loon  mole  moth  nuthatch  orangutan  panda  pine  porpoise  salamander  shark  sloth  spider  sturgeon  toad  tomato  trout  tuna  turkey  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker 

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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. 2Food Habits of Rodents Inhabiting Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems of Central New Mexico, ANDREW G. HOPE AND ROBERT R. PARMENTER, Special Publication of the Museum of Southwestern Biology, NUMBER 9, pp. 1–75 (2007)
Haplochromis teegelaari Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S.O., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Senecio vulgaris Species recognized by Flann C., 22-Dec-2011, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Rasbora bankanensis Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes borealis Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Peromyscus leucopus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 09-Jun-2004, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Allium macropetalum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 06-Jan-2005, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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