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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

(Vesk's Plant-louse)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(quagga mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Black-finned wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(thorny elaeagnus)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oriental Scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  armadillo  avocado  bee  cactus  cat  cheetah  cinnamon  corn  cotton  cow  elephant  finch  flamingo  frog  garlic  hickory  lamprey  lemon  lime  lizard  mammal  mole  nemo  panther  parakeet  pheasant  pigeon  pine  rabbit  raccoon  radish  rat  rhinoceros  sea lion  sheep  skunk  starling  stork  termite  trout  turtle  weasel  woodpecker  wren 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Acizzia veski Species recognized by Ouvrard D., 2011-09-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dreissena bugensis Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirrhilabrus punctatus Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aonidiella orientalis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus pungens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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