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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

(Vences' Chameleon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(argali)
 

Featured Species

(northern wolfsbane)
 

Extreme Species

(New Zealand lanternshark)
Female Maturity 1 : 30 years

Species Relation

(Chinese mantid)
 
provides Food for 2
(black-and-yellow argiope)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  banana  bat  bear  beetle  cat  crow  deer  dolphin  donkey  elephant  emu  frog  gorilla  gull  hamster  iguana  kiwi  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lime  manatee  marigold  nuthatch  orangutan  otter  parakeet  puma  quail  raccoon  rice  robin  seal  skunk  sloth  starling  swallow  titmouse  trout  vanilla  walrus  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Calumma vencesi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ovis ammon Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aconitum septentrionale Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Etmopterus baxteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Argiope aurantia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tenodera aridifolia Species recognized by Stiewe MBD, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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