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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

(Gharial)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(rhesus monkey)
 

Featured Species

(Pompadour Green Pigeon)
 

Extreme Species

(Javan rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.93 tons (1,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(spreading daisy)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  armadillo  bat  bee  beetle  coyote  crow  daisy  donkey  eel  elephant  elk  emu  finch  giraffe  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  jaguar  kangaroo  lemon  loon  lynx  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  octopus  opossum  orangutan  panda  parakeet  puma  raccoon  radish  ray  scallop  sea lion  snake  sparrow  toad  trout  violet  walnut  walrus  weasel  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.
Gavialis gangeticus Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Macaca mulatta Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Treron pompadora Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Erigeron strigosus var. strigosus Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-20, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Tropidia mamillata Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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