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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

(Maple Silkwood)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Santa Maria feverfew)
 

Featured Species

(Bombay Sea Snake)
 

Extreme Species

(Zambezi shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 18 years
Male Maturity 1 : 17 years 3 months

Species Relation

(Mountain Ash)
 
provides Food for 2
(Mottled Beauty)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  avocado  badger  bee  bison  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  daisy  deer  dog  eel  elephant  elk  flamingo  frog  goat  grouse  hickory  iguana  insect  kangaroo  kiwi  lime  lizard  macaw  moose  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  peanut  raccoon  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  scallop  shark  sheep  soybean  spider  termite  titmouse  vanilla  walnut  walrus  whale  wren 

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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 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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. HernĂ¡ndez
Flindersia pimenteliana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parthenium hysterophorus Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrophis mamillaris Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus leucas Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Alcis repandata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorbus aucuparia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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