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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

(Irangi puddle frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(trailing stitchwort)
 

Featured Species

(Keeled mullet)
 

Extreme Species

(Blanding's Turtle)
Female Maturity 1 : 17 years 9 months

Species Relation

(Bactrian camel)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(sheep tapeworm)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  bat  camel  cinnamon  cougar  coyote  duck  elk  emu  fish  flamingo  frog  gerbil  grapefruit  hickory  leopard  lime  mammal  manatee  mole  monkey  moth  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  panther  parrot  pheasant  pigeon  reindeer  reptile  rice  roach  salamander  scallop  seahorse  shark  spider  stork  sturgeon  swan  tomato  vanilla  violet  walnut  woodchuck  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 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Phrynobatrachus irangi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stellaria alsine Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Liza carinata Species recognized by Group expert : Harrison, I., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Moniezia expansa Species recognized by Gordon D., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Camelus bactrianus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
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