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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

(Yellow-billed White-eye)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(viper's bowstring hemp)
 

Featured Species

(bayabao)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-nosed little sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 15 years 6 months
Litter Size 1 : 120,000

Species Relation

(river birch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Smilax scale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bee  cheetah  cockatoo  cow  daffodil  elephant  fish  flamingo  fox  frog  gerbil  goose  hornbill  iguana  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lime  lion  manatee  marigold  mole  moth  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  peanut  raccoon  radish  rat  salamander  seal  starling  sturgeon  termite  thrush  tiger  titmouse  trout  tuna  turkey  whale  wheat  woodchuck 

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Fastest animals
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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. 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Zosterops luteirostris Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sansevieria trifasciata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Upeneus tragula Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser brevirostrum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melanaspis smilacis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula nigra Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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