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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

(Loggerhead)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European alder)
 

Featured Species

(Sharp-spined notothen)
 

Extreme Species

(American lobster)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 100 years

Species Relation

(mullien seyemeria)
 
provides Food for 2
(Orange Sallow Moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  banana  bee  bison  blackbird  camel  caribou  cow  daffodil  dog  donkey  dove  grapefruit  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  koala  leopard  lion  llama  mammal  manatee  marigold  moose  moth  nemo  octopus  ostrich  otter  panther  parrot  pine  quail  reptile  robin  starling  stork  sturgeon  swallow  tiger  tortoise  wasp  whale  wheat  zebra 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alnus glutinosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trematomus pennellii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Homarus americanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhodoecia aurantiago Species recognized by Giusti, A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dasistoma macrophylla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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