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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

(bigcheek cave crayfish)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(higuillo de hoja menuda)
 

Featured Species

(Howell's milkvetch)
 

Extreme Species

(Rougheye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 205 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Searobin)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  bat  bird  blackbird  camel  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cougar  cow  crocodile  deer  dolphin  duck  eel  flamingo  fox  horse  iguana  kiwi  lemon  lion  llama  mammal  mole  mussel  nemo  octopus  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  rabbit  sea lion  squirrel  stork  swallow  termite  tomato  tuna  turkey  turtle  vanilla  woodchuck  yak 

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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. 2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
Procambarus delicatus Species recognized by Taylor C.A, 2005-05-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Piper aduncum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Astragalus howellii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes aleutianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prionotus carolinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxyurostylis smithi Species recognized by Gerken, Sarah, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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