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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

(Blue-and-orange Threadtail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(mesquite)
 

Featured Species

(lowfinned drummer)
 

Extreme Species

(Epibenthic sponge)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 1550 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Mediterranean scad)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  avocado  bat  bee  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  caribou  cormorant  coyote  crocodile  deer  dolphin  duck  elephant  elk  fox  frog  giraffe  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lion  lizard  moose  nuthatch  orangutan  palm  panther  partridge  peanut  raccoon  rat  reptile  sea lion  sheep  skunk  soybean  spider  squirrel  stork  walrus  wheat  zebra 

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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 2Diet Composition of Horse Mackerel, Trachurus mediterraneus ponticus Aleev, 1956 (Osteichthyes: Carangidae) in the Bulgarian Black Sea Waters, Maria Hristova Yankova, Violin Stoyanov Raykov, Petya Bogomilova Frateva, Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 8: 321-327 (2008)
Microneura caligata Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Prosopis juliflora Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Kyphosus vaigiensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cinachyra antarctica Species recognized by van Soest, Rob, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachurus mediterraneus Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Paramysis lacustris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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