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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

(Australasian Bittern)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(reed canarygrass)
 

Featured Species

(Trispot darter)
 

Extreme Species

(Needle dogfish)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(Alexandrian laurel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pacific flying fox)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bee  cactus  dog  dolphin  dove  duck  elephant  elk  emu  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  gull  human  hummingbird  jaguar  leopard  lettuce  llama  mole  moose  orange  orangutan  ostrich  palm  peanut  rat  ray  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  sea lion  seal  skunk  snake  soybean  starling  stork  sturgeon  swan  thrush  trout  turkey  wasp  wolf  woodchuck  wren 

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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 2Roosting Behavior of Colonial and Solitary Flying Foxes in American Samoa (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae), Anne P. Brooke, Christopher Solek, Ailao Tualaulelei, Biotropica 32(2): 338-350, 2000
Botaurus poiciloptilus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalaris arundinacea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Etheostoma trisella Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrophorus acus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pteropus tonganus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calophyllum inophyllum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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