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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

(Bully Tree)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese Wisteria)
 

Featured Species

(long-haired rat)
 

Extreme Species

(Needle dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(European elm scale)
 

Common Species

badger  bat  beetle  bird  condor  cougar  cow  crocodile  deer  dolphin  donkey  duck  finch  frog  gull  hickory  hummingbird  insect  kangaroo  kiwi  lark  lemon  lettuce  lime  mammal  mole  monkey  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  ostrich  pig  rabbit  reptile  roach  sea lion  seal  skunk  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  termite  tiger  titmouse  tomato  turkey  walnut  woodchuck  wren  yak 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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
Manilkara spectabilis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Wisteria sinensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rattus villosissimus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus acus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eriococcus spurius Species recognized by Miller G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ulmus minor subsp. minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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