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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

(Bamileke killi)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mediterranean fruit fly)
 

Featured Species

(aloina moss)
 

Extreme Species

(Yelloweye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 118 years

Species Relation

(peach)
 
provides Food for 2
(fig wax scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bat  bee  beetle  bird  cheetah  chickadee  chimpanzee  cockatoo  condor  cormorant  cougar  crane  crocodile  daffodil  eel  emu  garlic  grapefruit  hamster  hornbill  jay  kiwi  lemon  llama  lynx  manatee  marigold  mole  monkey  pig  pigeon  raccoon  rat  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  seahorse  starling  swallow  swan  termite  toad  tomato  turkey  walrus  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Aphyosemion bamilekorum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratitis capitata Species recognized by Norrbom, A. L., L. E. Carroll, F. C. Thompson, I. M. White & A. Freidberg, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aloina bifrons Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes ruberrimus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes japonicus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus persica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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