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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

(Cuatro Cienegas Slider)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Jungle Myna)
 

Featured Species

(Tucunare)
 

Extreme Species

(Fruit fly)
Female Maturity 1 : 7 days
Male Maturity 1 : 7 days

Species Relation

(Lamarck's trema)
 
provides Food for 2
(mulberry scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  bird  butterfly  cheetah  chickadee  condor  cormorant  daisy  deer  duck  emu  finch  gerbil  grouse  hickory  hornbill  hyena  koala  macaw  marigold  monkey  moth  mouse  mussel  octopus  palm  puma  rabbit  ray  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  scallop  snake  sparrow  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  swan  thrush  toad  vanilla  violet  walrus  watermelon  weasel  yak 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Trachemys taylori Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acridotheres fuscus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cichla ocellaris Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosophila melanogaster Species recognized by Brake, I. & Bachli, G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trema lamarckiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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