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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

(Izecksohn's treefrog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Ant)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Round oreo)
Female Maturity 1 : 31 years

Species Relation

(Asian sand goby)
 
provides Food for 2
(Japanese sillago)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  bear  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  caribou  condor  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crane  crocodile  crow  daffodil  dog  emu  finch  fish  gerbil  goat  human  hyena  koala  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lynx  moose  mouse  mussel  octopus  orangutan  palm  parakeet  partridge  pine  porpoise  shark  skunk  sturgeon  swallow  trout  walnut  wasp  watermelon  yak 

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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. 2Partitioning of food resources among Sillago japonica, Ditremma temmincki, Tridentiger trigonocephalus, Hippocampus japonicus and Petroscirtes breviceps in an eelgrass, Zostera marina, bed, Seok Nam Kwak, Sung-Hoi Huh & David W. Klumpp, Environmental Biology of Fishes 71: 353–364, 2004.
Bokermannohyla izecksohni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Myrmica rubra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterocryptis cochinchinensis 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
Sillago japonica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Favonigobius gymnauchen Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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