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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

(Firschein's false brook salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese White-eye)
 

Featured Species

(Mediterranean coral sponge)
 

Extreme Species

(Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

(flavoparmelia lichen)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(fall field cricket)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  cactus  cat  chipmunk  cow  crocodile  crow  dog  eel  elk  grapefruit  gull  hickory  iguana  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  lime  lynx  monkey  moth  mussel  octopus  palm  parrot  pheasant  pig  pigeon  puma  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  roach  seal  shark  squirrel  stork  sturgeon  toad  tomato  trout  turtle  vanilla  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 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. 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Pseudoeurycea firscheini Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Zosterops japonicus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Clathria arcifera Species recognized by van Soest, Rob, , WoRMS Porifera: World Porifera database in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser sturio Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Gryllus pennsylvanicus Species recognized by Group expert: Heads SW, 2015-01-28, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Flavoparmelia caperata Species recognized by Triebel D. & Rambold G., 2013-01-18, LIAS: A Global Information System for Lichenized and Non-Lichenized Ascomycetes in Catalog of Life 2011
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