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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

(Green labeo)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bashful plant)
 

Featured Species

(argusfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Halibut)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Scarlet-tufted Sunbird)
 

Common Species

ant  bat  bear  bee  beetle  cat  chicken  condor  cormorant  cotton  cougar  coyote  deer  dog  donkey  fish  flamingo  garlic  goat  horse  iguana  jaguar  koala  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lynx  mole  orangutan  ostrich  parrot  pheasant  porpoise  radish  ray  robin  salmon  swallow  termite  thrush  toad  tomato  vanilla  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  wheat  zebra 

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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 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. 2FEEDING ECOLOGY OF ALBERTINE RIFT ENDEMIC BIRDS IN THE VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK: REGAL SUNBIRD, RWENZORI DOUBLE-COLLARED SUNBIRD AND RWENZORI TURACO, Marie-Laure Rurangwa, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA, 2011
Labeo fisheri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mimosa pigra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scatophagus argus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nectarinia johnstoni Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Maesa latifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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