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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(IslaMonito Least Gecko)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cuban brown anole, Brown anole)
 

Featured Species

(Sonora sucker)
 

Extreme Species

(Killer Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.40 tons (3,987.50 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(Dance Fly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Marsh Thistle)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bee  beetle  camel  condor  coyote  crocodile  deer  eel  fish  hornbill  horse  iguana  insect  kangaroo  lemon  lime  lizard  loon  mammal  manatee  mouse  ostrich  palm  panther  parakeet  peanut  porpoise  puma  raccoon  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  scallop  sea lion  shark  sloth  soybean  spider  squirrel  swallow  swan  thrush  titmouse  toad  tortoise  woodchuck  wren 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Sphaerodactylus micropithecus Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Norops sagrei Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Catostomus insignis Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcinus orca Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 05-Dec-2008, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirsium palustre Species recognized by Flann C., 23-Dec-2011, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Empis tessellata Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, 2010, Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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