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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

(Banded Hare-wallaby)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(wapiti or elk)
 

Featured Species

(bluespotted spinefish)
 

Extreme Species

(River eel)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 88 years

Species Relation

(Indian banyan)
 
provides Food for 2
(Large-billed Crow)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  bear  bee  cactus  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cow  crane  daisy  elephant  elk  fish  fox  goat  goose  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  human  iguana  insect  lark  lettuce  marigold  mussel  opossum  orange  panda  parrot  rabbit  ray  reindeer  reptile  robin  scallop  sloth  sparrow  stork  swallow  tortoise  turtle  vanilla  wasp  weasel  whale  yak 

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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 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. 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Lagostrophus fasciatus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cervus elaphus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Siganus javus Species recognized by Group expert : Woodland, D., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Corvus macrorhynchos Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus benghalensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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