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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

(Walden's Hornbill)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(southern house mosquito)
 

Featured Species

(flame-colored snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(Florida Box Turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 138 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Cortez angelfish)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  beetle  butterfly  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  condor  coyote  crocodile  crow  deer  dolphin  eel  fish  gerbil  goat  goose  gull  hornbill  iguana  jay  koala  lamprey  lark  lemon  leopard  lizard  mussel  nemo  orangutan  otter  palm  panther  parrot  pheasant  pigeon  rabbit  radish  reptile  sheep  skunk  tiger  vanilla  violet  wolf  woodchuck  yak  zebra 

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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 2A test of the Menge-Sutherland model of community organization in a tropical rocky intertidal food web, Bruce A. Menge, Jane Lubchenco, Stephen D. Gaines, Linda R. Ashkenas, Oecologia (Berlin) (1986) 71: 75-89
Aceros waldeni Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Culex quinquefasciatus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus fulvus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Terrapene carolina Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pomacanthus zonipectus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chthamalus fissus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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