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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

(Chinese Salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(garden asparagus)
 

Featured Species

(Strawberry bass)
 

Extreme Species

(Roughskin skate)
Female Maturity 1 : 17 years

Species Relation

(Indian jujube)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Tiger Blue)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bee  bird  camel  chimpanzee  cockatoo  corn  cotton  coyote  crane  crocodile  daffodil  deer  dolphin  elk  giraffe  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  human  hummingbird  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lettuce  llama  lynx  marigold  moose  nemo  octopus  opossum  peanut  pheasant  pigeon  rabbit  rat  reindeer  roach  robin  scallop  seahorse  shark  squirrel  starling  toad  tortoise  watermelon  woodchuck 

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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 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
Hynobius chinensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Asparagus officinalis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pomoxis nigromaculatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dipturus trachyderma Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tarucus theophrastus Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ziziphus mauritiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access