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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

(Slug)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese silvergrass)
 

Featured Species

(zigzaz rainbowfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Australian longfinned eel)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(Baingun cultivated eggplnat)
 
provides Food for 2
(five-spotted hawk moth)
 

Common Species

butterfly  camel  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cougar  crane  daffodil  daisy  elephant  elk  fish  gerbil  goat  human  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lion  loon  lynx  mammal  nuthatch  octopus  panther  scallop  sea lion  seal  shark  snake  soybean  stork  swallow  termite  tiger  tomato  tortoise  tuna  wasp  weasel  wheat  yak 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Mathewsoconcha belli Species recognized by Smith B.J., Reid S. & Ponder W.F., 2002-05-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Miscanthus sinensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Halichoeres scapularis Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla reinhardtii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Manduca quinquemaculatus Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum melongena Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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