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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

(Short-crested Coquette)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Billygoat-weed)
 

Featured Species

(threespot humbug)
 

Extreme Species

(Yelloweye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 118 years

Species Relation

(piku)
 
provides Food for 2
(Erechthias Clothes Moth)
 

Common Species

badger  bear  bird  bison  cardinal  cheetah  cormorant  cotton  coyote  crane  crocodile  daffodil  dolphin  elephant  emu  finch  fox  frog  gorilla  hamster  hornbill  human  hyena  jaguar  kangaroo  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  moth  nuthatch  ostrich  panda  pine  puma  rabbit  reptile  rice  salamander  sheep  stork  thrush  tomato  tortoise  tuna  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  wheat 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 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. 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
Lophornis brachylophus Species recognized by , 2007-06-13, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ageratum conyzoides Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-14, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Dascyllus trimaculatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes ruberrimus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Erechthias minuscula Species recognized by Robinson G. S., 2009-03-31, Tineidae NHM: Global Taxonomic Database of Tineidae (Lepidoptera) in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus carica Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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