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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

(San Cristobal Mockingbird)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Luck Plant)
 

Featured Species

(Glass catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Rough shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 12 years 2 months

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Islet White-eye)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  avocado  beetle  bison  caribou  chimpanzee  cormorant  coyote  crocodile  deer  elephant  frog  gorilla  gull  hickory  human  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  kiwi  lettuce  lion  loon  lynx  macaw  manatee  moose  moth  mussel  ostrich  palm  peanut  pigeon  quail  radish  roach  robin  scallop  sloth  stork  tomato  tortoise  violet  wasp  watermelon  whale  wheat 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Mimus melanotis Species recognized by , 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Flemingia strobilifera Species recognized by van der Maesen, LJG, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudeutropius moolenburghae Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus granulosus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Zosterops griseotinctus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus trachypison Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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