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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

(Northern hopping mouse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(virile crayfish)
 

Featured Species

(Yellowstriped soapfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Round oreo)
Female Maturity 1 : 31 years

Species Relation

(Goby)
 
provides Food for 2
(burro)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  beetle  cardinal  coyote  crane  crow  daffodil  daisy  deer  finch  fish  giraffe  hickory  horse  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  llama  lynx  macaw  marigold  mole  monkey  pigeon  pine  puma  rat  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  thrush  titmouse  toad  tomato  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  violet  watermelon  woodchuck  yak  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2Comparative analysis of trophic structure and interactions of two tropical lagoons, M.C. Villanueva, P. Lalèyè, J.-J. Albaret, R. Laë, L. Tito de Morais and J. Moreau, Ecological Modelling, Vol. 197, Issues 3-4 , 25 August 2006, P. 461-477
Notomys aquilo Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Orconectes virilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Grammistes sexlineatus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudocyttus maculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pomadasys jubelini Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gobionellus occidentalis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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