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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Takhtadjyan's Allochrusa)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Asian House Shrew)
 

Featured Species

(One-line tetra)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(stiff cowbane)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bear  bison  cactus  camel  cat  cheetah  chicken  chipmunk  cinnamon  corn  cotton  daisy  duck  elk  emu  fish  fox  garlic  goat  gull  iguana  jay  kangaroo  lemon  lime  mole  mouse  otter  palm  panda  parrot  peanut  pine  quail  rabbit  seahorse  sheep  skunk  soybean  squirrel  starling  tiger  titmouse  trout  yak 

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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. 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Allochrusa takhtajanii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Suncus murinus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2014-02-03, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemigrammus unilineatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxypolis rigidior Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Chalarus spurius Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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