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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

(Greek brook lamprey)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(dwarf eelgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Barb)
 

Extreme Species

(Shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 10 months
Male Maturity 1 : 16 years

Species Relation

(Indian mulberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(capparis soft scale)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bird  bison  cardinal  cat  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  coyote  daffodil  deer  dove  eel  emu  fish  giraffe  grouse  hickory  horse  human  hyena  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lark  lizard  lynx  marigold  octopus  orange  otter  panda  pig  pine  porpoise  puma  ray  robin  salmon  scallop  sea lion  shark  sloth  sparrow  swallow  toad  tortoise 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Eudontomyzon hellenicus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Zostera japonica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Barbus owenae Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus brachyurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Coccus capparidis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Morinda bracteata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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