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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

(Sao Tome Olive Pigeon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(boll weevil)
 

Featured Species

(longfinned albacore)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

(Snack mackerel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Southern hammerhead shark)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  bear  bee  butterfly  cactus  caribou  cockatoo  cow  crane  daffodil  dog  donkey  finch  grouse  hornbill  horse  insect  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lime  llama  marigold  moose  mouse  nemo  octopus  opossum  orange  palm  raccoon  rice  roach  robin  salamander  seahorse  sloth  sparrow  spider  stork  swallow  swan  termite  turkey  walrus  weasel  wren  yak 

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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 composition and distribution of elasmobranches on the shelf and upper slope of the Eastern Central Atlantic., Patokina F.A., Litvinov F.F., ICES CM 2005/N:26
Columba thomensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anthonomus grandis Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thunnus alalunga Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sphyrna lewini Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gempylus serpens Species recognized by Group expert : Parin, N., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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