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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

(scimitar-horned oryx)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(pink hibiscus mealybug)
 

Featured Species

(Pale yellow tandan)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Grass scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bat  beetle  bird  butterfly  camel  cat  cow  crane  daisy  duck  elephant  finch  garlic  grouse  hippopotamus  hornbill  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  lark  lemon  lynx  macaw  moose  mouse  opossum  orange  orangutan  palm  puma  rabbit  radish  reindeer  robin  sea lion  snake  starling  sturgeon  swan  thrush  tiger  toad  turkey  wasp  weasel  whale 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 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. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Oryx dammah Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Maconellicoccus hirsutus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Oloplotosus luteus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Symonicoccus australis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Aristida ramosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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