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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

(Berg-Breede river whitefish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(horse)
 

Featured Species

(African mottled eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Yelloweye rockfish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 118 years

Species Relation

(Pedunculate Oak)
 
provides Food for 2
(Dark Dagger)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bear  bison  caribou  cheetah  cockatoo  cow  coyote  crane  daisy  deer  dog  dolphin  elephant  emu  finch  goose  grouse  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  lizard  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  moth  orange  otter  peanut  rhinoceros  roach  seahorse  seal  soybean  stork  sturgeon  swallow  swan  termite  tomato  tortoise  turtle  watermelon  wheat  wolf  yak 

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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. 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Barbus andrewi Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Equus caballus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla nebulosa Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes ruberrimus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acronicta tridens Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Quercus robur Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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