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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 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Yellow Meranti)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spiny Cocklebur)
 

Featured Species

(Swordfish Banksia)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Bottlenose Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 7.17 tons (6,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Colletid bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(common sneezeweed)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  badger  beetle  bird  butterfly  cactus  cat  chickadee  corn  donkey  emu  fish  grouse  gull  hornbill  horse  hyena  kingfisher  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lemon  lynx  manatee  moth  mouse  opossum  ostrich  panda  panther  parrot  pine  porpoise  seahorse  swallow  termite  toad  tortoise  trout  tuna  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  watermelon  wheat  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Shorea peltata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xanthium spinosum Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
Banksia elderiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Helenium autumnale Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Colletes compactus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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