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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

(Zulu Ambush Katydid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cochineal cactus)
 

Featured Species

(Toothless blenny)
 

Extreme Species

(Epibenthic sponge)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 1550 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Hutton's Stick Insect)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  bear  beetle  butterfly  cormorant  corn  cow  coyote  crow  daffodil  daisy  dolphin  duck  elephant  fish  giraffe  gorilla  hornbill  jay  kingfisher  lamprey  lettuce  lizard  manatee  orangutan  ostrich  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  pine  puma  radish  ray  rice  robin  seal  soybean  swan  thrush  tuna  violet  walrus  watermelon  weasel 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
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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 2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
Peringueyella zulu Species recognized by Group expert: Naskrecki P, 2015-01-28, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Nopalea cochenillifera Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Istiblennius edentulus Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cinachyra antarctica Species recognized by van Soest, Rob, , WoRMS Porifera: World Porifera database in Catalog of Life 2011
Niveaphasma annulatum Species recognized by Brock P, 2015-01-28, PhasmidaSF: Phasmida Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Coriaria plumosa 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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