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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

(Antarctic Cudweed)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(estuarine mud crab)
 

Featured Species

(Tigerfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

(Hart's thorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(Holly Blue Butterfly)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  beetle  bison  chicken  cockatoo  cow  daisy  grouse  gull  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  koala  lemon  lynx  marigold  mole  monkey  moth  mouse  mussel  orangutan  otter  pine  raccoon  ray  reindeer  roach  scallop  sea lion  seal  soybean  sparrow  spider  squirrel  toad  tuna  vanilla  violet  whale  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

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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. 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Gamochaeta antarctica Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhithropanopeus harrisii Species recognized by Türkay, Michael, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrocynus vittatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser sturio Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Celastrina argiolus Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhamnus cathartica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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