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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

(Venezuelan Flowerpiercer)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(wavyleaf basketgrass)
 

Featured Species

(North New Guinea rainbowfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Florida Box Turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 138 years

Species Relation

(Common Hawthorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(Square-spot Rustic)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  asparagus  bear  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cougar  crow  donkey  dove  eel  finch  fish  giraffe  hickory  hippopotamus  hyena  koala  lemon  leopard  lion  loon  lynx  mammal  manatee  marigold  mole  moose  moth  mussel  nemo  opossum  orange  otter  palm  quail  rat  robin  seal  shark  swallow  wolf 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Diglossa venezuelensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oplismenus undulatifolius Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Melanotaenia affinis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Terrapene carolina Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xestia xanthographa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Crataegus monogyna Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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