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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

(Macedonian Grayling)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European Starling)
 

Featured Species

(boarfish)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(African buffalo)
 

Common Species

ant  badger  bat  bear  blackbird  cardinal  cat  cheetah  cougar  daffodil  deer  eel  fox  gerbil  goat  grapefruit  gull  lemon  leopard  lime  lynx  moth  mouse  ostrich  palm  pigeon  rabbit  ray  reindeer  rice  robin  salamander  sea lion  skunk  sparrow  starling  stork  swallow  swan  thrush  tiger  titmouse  toad  trout  turkey  wasp  wheat  wren 

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Fastest animals
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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 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 2Forage selection by African buffalo in the late dry season in two landscapes, Valerio A. Macandza, Norman Owen-Smith & Paul C. Cross, South African Journal of Wildlife Research 34(2): 113–121 (October 2004)
Pseudochazara cingovskii Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sturnus vulgaris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyttus australis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Emydoidea blandingii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Syncerus caffer Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cymbopogon caesius Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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