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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Seychelles sheath-tailed bat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(lantana)
 

Featured Species

(Rubyfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Channel rockcod)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 115 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(smooth oxeye)
 

Common Species

alpaca  beetle  bird  cardinal  caribou  cormorant  cow  crocodile  daisy  elephant  elk  giraffe  gorilla  gull  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  human  iguana  jay  kiwi  lark  loon  marigold  mole  mussel  nuthatch  orange  panda  parakeet  pig  pigeon  quail  radish  rat  reptile  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  sloth  soybean  squirrel  termite  thrush  toad  vanilla  walrus  wren  yak 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 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.
Coleura seychellensis Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2014-08-27, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lantana camara Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Dipterygonotus balteatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastolobus alascanus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Heliopsis helianthoides Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-22, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Holcopasites heliopsis Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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