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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

(Doumergue's Fringe-fingered Lizard)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Caribbean pine)
 

Featured Species

(Peach Springs cholla)
 

Extreme Species

(Slimehead)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 149 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Leafcurl plum aphid)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bear  beetle  cactus  chimpanzee  dog  donkey  dove  eel  finch  fox  frog  garlic  giraffe  hamster  human  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  lettuce  lynx  macaw  marigold  monkey  moose  moth  octopus  orange  ostrich  panda  pheasant  pine  roach  salmon  sea lion  shark  soybean  spider  titmouse  tomato  tuna  turkey  violet  weasel  wheat 

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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 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. 2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
Acanthodactylus spinicauda Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus caribaea Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cylindropuntia abyssi Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hoplostethus atlanticus Species recognized by Group expert : Moore, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Brachycaudus helichrysi Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Veronica brachysiphon Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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