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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-crested Cockatoo)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Junglefowl)
 

Featured Species

(Cryptic cardinalfish)
 

Extreme Species

(River eel)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 88 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Dandelion)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  badger  banana  bat  bee  bison  cactus  cardinal  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  condor  cougar  cow  coyote  donkey  gorilla  hamster  human  hyena  insect  jay  kingfisher  lamprey  lizard  lynx  monkey  moose  moth  orangutan  parakeet  partridge  pine  rat  robin  seal  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  swallow  turkey  wasp  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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. 2Clements, R. E., and F. L. Long. 1923, Experimental pollination. An outline of the ecology of flowers and insects. Washington, D.C., USA, Carnegie Institute of Washington.
Cacatua sulphurea Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gallus gallus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Apogon erythrinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Taraxacum campylodes Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Agapostemon coloradinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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