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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

(Van Dam's Vanga)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(orosne)
 

Featured Species

(muskox)
 

Extreme Species

(Red sea urchin)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 200 years

Species Relation

(Pelagic goby)
 
provides Food for 2
(Cape cormorant)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  bear  bee  beetle  bison  butterfly  cactus  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  crane  elephant  elk  finch  fox  grapefruit  hamster  hornbill  insect  kiwi  leopard  loon  manatee  mole  mussel  opossum  panda  parrot  peanut  pig  quail  raccoon  radish  rat  reptile  sea lion  sheep  sparrow  squirrel  swan  toad  turtle  walnut  watermelon  weasel  yak 

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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 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF DIET IN THE CAPE CORMORANT OFF SOUTHERN AFRICA, DAVID CAMERON DUFFY, RORY PAUL WILSON, AND MARIE PIERRE WILSON, The Condor 89:830-834 (1987)
Xenopirostris damii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Polygala paniculata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ovibos moschatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesocentrotus franciscanus Species recognized by Kroh, Andreas, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalacrocorax capensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sufflogobius bibarbatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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