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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

(pitch shrew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(shrubby false buttonweed)
 

Featured Species

(Sculpin)
 

Extreme Species

(American lobster)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

(Brimstone Butterfly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Spear Thistle)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  badger  bat  bear  bird  bison  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  caribou  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  dolphin  donkey  duck  elk  emu  finch  fish  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hamster  hyena  iguana  kangaroo  kiwi  loon  lynx  manatee  marigold  monkey  ostrich  panther  peanut  raccoon  rice  robin  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sloth  swan  turtle  watermelon  woodchuck 

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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
Crocidura picea Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Spermacoce verticillata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Scorpaenichthys marmoratus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Homarus americanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirsium vulgare Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gonepteryx rhamni Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2008-01-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
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