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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Hainan plum yew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common Green Iguana)
 

Featured Species

(Meagre)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Spotted barbel)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(human liver fluke)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  bat  bird  chimpanzee  cow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dolphin  eel  finch  gorilla  horse  insect  kingfisher  lark  lemon  lettuce  lime  lion  llama  mouse  mussel  opossum  palm  panther  parrot  peanut  puma  quail  raccoon  reindeer  reptile  salamander  soybean  spider  starling  sturgeon  swallow  tiger  titmouse  turkey  violet  woodpecker  wren 

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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 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
Cephalotaxus hainanensis Species recognized by Farjon A., Jul-2011, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Iguana iguana Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Argyrosomus regius Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Clonorchis sinensis Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemibarbus maculatus Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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