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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

(Golden skiffia)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(mulberry)
 

Featured Species

(Slender white sardine)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

(myrtle-leaved orange tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(barnacle wax scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  banana  butterfly  cheetah  cockatoo  condor  corn  coyote  dolphin  eel  elephant  finch  goose  gorilla  human  iguana  kiwi  koala  lamprey  leopard  lion  llama  lynx  manatee  marigold  monkey  moose  mussel  palm  peanut  pheasant  rice  seahorse  skunk  snake  starling  sturgeon  titmouse  tuna  vanilla  violet  weasel  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker  zebra 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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
Skiffia francesae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Morus alba Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Escualosa elongata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes rusci Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Citrus aurantium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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