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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

(Jollyville Plateau Salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild Pepper-Grass)
 

Featured Species

(Allen's cardinalfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Cane Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 10,000

Species Relation

(Kinkajou)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black-and-chestnut Eagle)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  avocado  badger  camel  cheetah  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cougar  deer  dog  emu  finch  fish  garlic  goat  grapefruit  hamster  hickory  human  hyena  jaguar  jay  kiwi  lamprey  leopard  lion  llama  loon  mammal  mole  mouse  octopus  palm  parrot  pig  porpoise  raccoon  reindeer  roach  salmon  sheep  snake  soybean  titmouse  tuna  woodchuck  wren  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
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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 2Potos flavus, Linda S. Ford and Robert S. Hoffman, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 321, pp. 1-9 (1988)
Eurycea tonkawae Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium virginicum Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Cheilodipterus alleni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinella marina Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Spizaetus isidori Species recognized by , 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Potos flavus Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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