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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

(Merry Shadowdamsel)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Barbados anole)
 

Featured Species

(Trevally)
 

Extreme Species

(European Pond turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 120 years

Species Relation

(Mountain Ash)
 
provides Food for 2
(Marbled Pug)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  avocado  blackbird  cardinal  cormorant  cougar  deer  dove  eel  elephant  finch  garlic  giraffe  goose  iguana  kiwi  lettuce  llama  lynx  mammal  marigold  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  orange  palm  panther  parrot  pine  radish  rat  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  salmon  seahorse  shark  skunk  sloth  tiger  toad  tortoise  turtle  walrus  weasel  wheat  wolf  yak 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Drepanosticta hilaris Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis extremus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alectis ciliaris Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Emys orbicularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupithecia irriguata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorbus aucuparia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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