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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

(Painted frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(rat-tail grass)
 

Featured Species

(Crested blenny)
 

Extreme Species

(Fruit fly)
Female Maturity 1 : 7 days
Male Maturity 1 : 7 days

Species Relation

(Red Clover)
 
provides Food for 2
(Short-tailed Blue)
 

Common Species

bear  bee  camel  cat  cheetah  condor  coyote  crocodile  crow  dog  fish  flamingo  frog  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  grouse  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  iguana  jay  lettuce  lynx  manatee  mole  moose  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  palm  panther  pine  rabbit  reptile  roach  skunk  soybean  starling  sturgeon  tiger  tuna  turkey  violet  wasp  watermelon  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Atelopus glyphus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sporobolus africanus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Parablennius laticlavius Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosophila melanogaster Species recognized by Brake, I. & Bachli, G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Everes argiades Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium pratense Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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