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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Belding's Yellowthroat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(wavyleaf basketgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Short-toothed cardinalfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

(mountain woodsorrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(honey bee)
 

Common Species

armadillo  banana  bird  cactus  chipmunk  corn  cougar  crocodile  daffodil  deer  frog  garlic  goose  gorilla  horse  jaguar  kingfisher  lemon  lettuce  loon  mole  monkey  mussel  octopus  orangutan  palm  panda  peanut  pheasant  porpoise  rabbit  rat  roach  scallop  sea lion  sloth  stork  swallow  tiger  tomato  trout  tuna  vanilla  violet  yak  zebra 

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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 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. 2Ecology of Commanster
Geothlypis beldingi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 11-Oct-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Oplismenus undulatifolius Species recognized by Govaerts R., 24-Oct-2006, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Ostorhinchus apogonoides Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Apis mellifera Species recognized by , , ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxalis montana Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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