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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

(Carlson's cyanea)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common water hyacinth)
 

Featured Species

(blue-banded sea perch)
 

Extreme Species

(Roundworm)
Female Maturity 1 : 3 days
Male Maturity 1 : 3 days

Species Relation

(Brimstone Butterfly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(brittle-stem hemp-nettle)
 

Common Species

bat  bison  butterfly  cactus  caribou  chicken  cougar  deer  dove  elk  fish  frog  gerbil  goose  gull  hornbill  hyena  kingfisher  lark  lion  llama  manatee  marigold  nemo  opossum  orangutan  palm  panther  partridge  pig  ray  roach  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  seal  spider  sturgeon  swan  tiger  turkey  violet  wolf  wren 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Cyanea hamatiflora Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Eichhornia crassipes Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus quinquelineatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Caenorhabditis elegans Species recognized by , 1996-06-24, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis tetrahit Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Gonepteryx rhamni Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2008-01-03, GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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