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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

(Ryukyus Islands Tree Rat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Old World climbing fern)
 

Featured Species

(Taimen)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

(Siphonophore)
 
provides Food for 2
(Roughsnout grenadier)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  bat  bear  blackbird  cactus  caribou  chicken  chimpanzee  cougar  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  deer  donkey  fox  goat  goose  gorilla  hamster  kiwi  lark  lizard  llama  moose  mussel  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  otter  panda  parakeet  porpoise  quail  raccoon  radish  salamander  seal  sloth  squirrel  termite  thrush  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  yak  zebra 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 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 2Diets of deep-sea macrourid fishes in the western Mediterranean, M. Carrassón, J. Matallanas, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 234: 215–228, 2002
Diplothrix legatus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lygodium microphyllum Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hucho taimen Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachyrincus scabrus Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chelophyes appendiculata Species recognized by Mapstone, Gill, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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