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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

(Travancore loach)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Hispaniolan gracile anole, Bark anole)
 

Featured Species

(forked fanwort)
 

Extreme Species

(Round oreo)
Female Maturity 1 : 31 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(chestnut short-tailed bat)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bat  cardinal  caribou  cat  chicken  condor  corn  cow  crow  deer  elephant  finch  gorilla  gull  hamster  hornbill  human  iguana  jaguar  koala  lamprey  lettuce  lion  lynx  nemo  opossum  orange  ostrich  parakeet  pig  pigeon  pine  radish  rhinoceros  salamander  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  snake  sparrow  thrush  toad  tuna  vanilla  weasel  woodchuck  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2Food niche overlap among neotropical frugivorous bats in Costa Rica, Jorge E. Lopez & Christopher Vaughan, Rev. Biol. Trop. (Int. J. Trop. Biol. ISSN-0034-7744) Vol. 55 (1): 301-313, March 2007
Travancoria jonesi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis distichus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cabomba furcata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudocyttus maculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carollia castanea Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Piper trigonum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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