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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

(Rüppell's Vulture)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Monk Parakeet)
 

Featured Species

(Ocellated Piculet)
 

Extreme Species

(Thompsons shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 25 years

Species Relation

(Meadowsweet)
 
provides Food for 2
(gray pug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  beetle  cactus  chipmunk  cormorant  coyote  crane  daisy  dog  goat  gorilla  horse  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  kiwi  koala  lemon  lime  moose  otter  palm  partridge  pine  porpoise  reindeer  rice  robin  salmon  sea lion  seal  sheep  spider  squirrel  starling  swallow  swan  termite  turtle  violet  walnut  walrus  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Gyps rueppellii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myiopsitta monachus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Picumnus dorbygnianus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-27, in Catalog of Life 2011
Deania calcea Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupithecia subfuscata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Filipendula ulmaria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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