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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

(Granular Salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Jamaican anole, Jamaica Giant Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Lake Chad gerbil)
 

Extreme Species

(Cyprine)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 400 years

Species Relation

(Virginia pine)
 
provides Food for 2
(pine tortoise scale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  avocado  bee  butterfly  camel  cat  cheetah  corn  cow  crocodile  dog  duck  garlic  giraffe  grapefruit  hickory  horse  jaguar  koala  lamprey  lark  lemon  leopard  mussel  octopus  opossum  peanut  pigeon  porpoise  puma  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  shark  sparrow  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swallow  swan  termite  titmouse  tomato  trout  vanilla  weasel  yak 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Ambystoma granulosum Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis garmani Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Taterillus lacustris Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Arctica islandica Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Toumeyella parvicornis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus virginiana Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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