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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

(Azores noctule)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bellyache bush)
 

Featured Species

(Cantors black-headed snake)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

(Fiery searcher)
 
provides Food for 2
(Killdeer)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  bee  blackbird  cactus  camel  caribou  crocodile  crow  dog  emu  flamingo  frog  goose  grapefruit  hamster  human  hummingbird  insect  kangaroo  lemon  mammal  marigold  moose  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  parrot  pheasant  pig  pigeon  puma  raccoon  radish  reptile  rice  roach  scallop  swan  tomato  trout  whale  wheat  wolf  woodchuck 

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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. 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Nyctalus azoreum Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Jatropha gossypiifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sibynophis sagittarius Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Charadrius vociferus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calosoma scrutator Species recognized by Lorenz W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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