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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

(Alexandria False Antechinus)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Old World climbing fern)
 

Featured Species

(Stardrum)
 

Extreme Species

(Thompsons shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 25 years

Species Relation

(Oregon pill bug)
 
provides Food for 2
(Fluffy sculpin)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  beetle  butterfly  chicken  condor  eel  elephant  emu  finch  gerbil  hornbill  hyena  kangaroo  lark  leopard  lion  macaw  mammal  moth  mussel  nemo  octopus  orange  orangutan  panther  partridge  peanut  raccoon  ray  rice  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  soybean  sparrow  starling  swallow  termite  thrush  titmouse  toad  turkey  vanilla  walnut  walrus  wasp  watermelon  wheat  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 2Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
Pseudantechinus mimulus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lygodium microphyllum Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stellifer colonensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania calcea Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oligocottus snyderi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gnorimosphaeroma oregonensis Species recognized by Schotte, Marilyn, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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