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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

(Bot river klipfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(salt-cedar)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow soldierfish)
 

Extreme Species

(man)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 123 years

Species Relation

(Bilberry Cactus)
 
provides Food for 2
(Varied Bunting)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  beetle  butterfly  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  cinnamon  corn  cougar  coyote  crane  daffodil  daisy  dog  dolphin  dove  elk  finch  fish  grapefruit  gull  hickory  horse  kingfisher  lark  lettuce  lion  lizard  marigold  opossum  palm  panther  quail  rat  rhinoceros  roach  seal  sloth  termite  tomato  turkey  turtle  walrus  wolf  yak  zebra 

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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 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 2Effectiveness of Dispersal of an Ornithocorous Cactus Myrtillocactus geometrizans (Cactaceae) in a Patchy Environment, Mónica G. Pérez-Villafaña and Alfonso Valiente-Banuet, The Open Biology Journal, 2009, 2, 101-113
Clinus spatulatus Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tamarix ramosissima Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Myripristis clarionensis Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Homo sapiens Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Passerina versicolor Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myrtillocactus geometrizans Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
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