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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

(Siamese crocodile)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Snowshoe Hare)
 

Featured Species

(Barred filefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-nosed little sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 15 years 6 months
Litter Size 1 : 120,000

Species Relation

(white furrow shell)
 
provides Food for 2
(harbour crab)
 

Common Species

ant  bat  bee  beetle  bird  cheetah  condor  cotton  crocodile  daisy  duck  finch  fox  gerbil  grouse  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  lime  macaw  mammal  manatee  marigold  moose  mouse  ostrich  palm  radish  rice  scallop  skunk  spider  squirrel  swan  tomato  tuna  turtle  vanilla  walrus  watermelon  whale 

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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. 2Feeding ecology of Liocarcinus depurator (Decapoda: Portunidae) in the Ría de Arousa (Galicia, north-west Spain): effects of habitat, season and life history}, J. Freire, Marine Biology (1996) 126: 297-311
Crocodylus siamensis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus americanus Species recognized by Hoffman R.S., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cantherhines dumerilii Species recognized by Group expert : Hutchins, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser brevirostrum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Liocarcinus depurator Species recognized by Fransen, Charles, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abra alba Species recognized by Huber M., 2010-09-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
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