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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

(Gila trout)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Fountain miner'slettucer)
 

Featured Species

(Green-tail wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(Florida Box Turtle)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 138 years

Species Relation

(hybrid stonecrop)
 
provides Food for 2
(Siberian ibex)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  butterfly  camel  caribou  cheetah  chicken  chipmunk  cow  coyote  crane  crocodile  crow  dolphin  eel  elephant  elk  emu  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  lark  lion  moose  mussel  orangutan  ostrich  parakeet  pigeon  pine  ray  reptile  salamander  seahorse  sloth  sparrow  sturgeon  toad  tortoise  trout  turkey  walrus  weasel  yak 

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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 2Capra sibirica, Alexander K. Fedosenko and David A. Blank, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 675, pp. 1–13 (2001)
Oncorhynchus gilae Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Montia fontana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Halichoeres podostigma Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Terrapene carolina Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Capra sibirica Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phedimus hybridus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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