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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

(Kuang-wu Shan Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Norway rat)
 

Featured Species

(Diamond characin)
 

Extreme Species

(Flathead catfish)
Litter Size 1 : 52,000

Species Relation

(Giant carpet anemone)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(clown fish)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  badger  blackbird  camel  cat  chickadee  cow  daisy  deer  dog  donkey  dove  emu  fish  frog  gerbil  giraffe  goat  goose  grapefruit  horse  insect  kangaroo  leopard  lettuce  lizard  mammal  opossum  panther  raccoon  ray  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  shark  skunk  spider  starling  swallow  swan  thrush  trout  turtle  vanilla  wolf  woodchuck 

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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. 2Clownfish and their Host Anemones ;; NOAA's Coral Reef Conservation Program
Odorrana kuangwuensis Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Rattus norvegicus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Moenkhausia pittieri Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Amphiprion percula Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Stichodactyla gigantea Species recognized by Fautin D.G., 2001-10-15, Hexacorals: Hexacorallians of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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