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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

(Marsupial frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Maynard's Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Yapen rainbowfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Brown trout)
Litter Size 1 : 8,000

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Alpine Ragwort)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  beetle  bison  blackbird  chickadee  chimpanzee  cockatoo  crane  crocodile  daisy  deer  finch  fish  garlic  gerbil  goose  gull  hippopotamus  horse  iguana  kingfisher  lark  manatee  moth  nuthatch  octopus  otter  radish  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  shark  snake  soybean  sparrow  spider  squirrel  sturgeon  termite  thrush  tiger  turkey  turtle  violet  whale  wheat  wren  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. 2Ecology of Commanster
Gastrotheca splendens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis maynardi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melanotaenia japenensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salmo trutta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hieracium obtusissimum Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lasioglossum fulvicorne Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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