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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

(Choco Vireo)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fiddlewood)
 

Featured Species

(Black-throated triplefin)
 

Extreme Species

(Siberian huso sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 16 years 9 months
Male Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months

Species Relation

(fringetree)
 
provides Food for 3
(mulberry scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  bat  bear  butterfly  caribou  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  crane  dolphin  donkey  eel  elk  emu  finch  fox  frog  human  hummingbird  kangaroo  lemon  lettuce  lizard  loon  mole  nemo  octopus  panda  peanut  pigeon  pine  quail  rhinoceros  rice  shark  soybean  starling  stork  sturgeon  swan  termite  tiger  trout  tuna  turkey  wasp  watermelon  yak 

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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. 2de 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 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Vireo masteri Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Citharexylum spinosum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Helcogramma decurrens Species recognized by Group expert : Fricke, R., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso dauricus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chionanthus virginicus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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