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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

(emperor rat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Catfish)
 

Featured Species

(blue-gray snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(Australian longfinned eel)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(eastern whorled milkweed)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  asparagus  butterfly  cheetah  chicken  cinnamon  corn  coyote  crane  daisy  donkey  dove  duck  elk  emu  fox  gorilla  grouse  hamster  human  hyena  jay  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lettuce  lizard  manatee  mole  nemo  orangutan  otter  puma  radish  reptile  roach  robin  salmon  scallop  shark  soybean  swallow  titmouse  toad  tortoise  vanilla  woodchuck 

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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. 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Uromys imperator Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 02-May-2001, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii Species recognized by Group expert : Fisch-Muller, S., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Aprion virescens Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla reinhardtii Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Asclepias verticillata Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Tropidia quadrata Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, 2010, Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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