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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

(white-eared pocket mouse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common chickweed)
 

Featured Species

(Woundhead)
 

Extreme Species

(Blanding's Turtle)
Female Maturity 1 : 17 years 9 months

Species Relation

(Broomtops)
 
provides Food for 2
(Broom Moth)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  bee  beetle  cactus  caribou  cat  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  crane  daisy  deer  donkey  hummingbird  hyena  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lark  moose  moth  mussel  nemo  puma  rabbit  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  sea lion  shark  skunk  swan  termite  titmouse  tomato  trout  tuna  violet  walnut  whale  woodchuck  woodpecker  zebra 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Perognathus alticolus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerastium fontanum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Menticirrhus americanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melanchra pisi Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cytisus scoparius Species recognized by Cristofolini G & Feoli L, 2001-06 Cristofolini G, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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