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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

(Greater Adjutant)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(San Francisco brine shrimp)
 

Featured Species

(pigseed goosefoot)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-nosed little sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 15 years 6 months
Litter Size 1 : 120,000

Species Relation

(Blue Hesper Palm)
 
provides Food for 2
(little pocket mouse)
 

Common Species

anteater  bear  blackbird  camel  cardinal  chickadee  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  cow  crocodile  dove  eel  elk  finch  fish  garlic  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  human  iguana  kangaroo  lamprey  leopard  loon  lynx  macaw  palm  partridge  pine  porpoise  raccoon  rat  sea lion  seahorse  seal  spider  stork  sturgeon  swallow  tiger  tortoise  trout  vanilla  weasel  wheat  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Patterns of frugivory, seed dispersal and predation of blue fan palms (Brahea armata) in oases of northern Baja California, E.V. Wehncke, X.L. Medellín, E. Ezcurra, Journal of Arid Environments 73 (2009) 773–783
Leptoptilos dubius Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Artemia franciscana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chenopodium berlandieri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser brevirostrum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Perognathus longimembris Species recognized by Patton J.L., 2013-02-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Brahea armata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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