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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

(hirola)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Swordtails)
 

Featured Species

(Tuna)
 

Extreme Species

(White Sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 104 years
Male Maturity 2 : 16 years 6 months

Species Relation

(Native Tamarind)
 
provides Food for 3
(araucaria black scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  banana  bat  bee  bison  cactus  camel  cat  cheetah  cinnamon  cormorant  crow  daisy  deer  emu  flamingo  fox  garlic  giraffe  goose  gorilla  gull  iguana  koala  lamprey  lark  lizard  mussel  octopus  otter  palm  panda  parakeet  pheasant  porpoise  puma  radish  ray  robin  scallop  seahorse  seal  sheep  sturgeon  titmouse  tomato  walrus  wren 

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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. 2de 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 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Beatragus hunteri Species recognized by , 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Xiphophorus hellerii Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Thunnus obesus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser transmontanus Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lindingaspis rossi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Diploglottis cunninghamii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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