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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

(Indochinese Box Turtle)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(boll weevil)
 

Featured Species

(Petticoat tetra)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

(European aspen)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black Arches, Nun Moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  banana  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  condor  corn  cotton  cow  coyote  crocodile  elk  finch  fish  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  hornbill  human  iguana  lemon  leopard  lynx  marigold  mouse  nemo  octopus  otter  palm  parakeet  rabbit  reindeer  robin  seal  sheep  skunk  snake  titmouse  toad  tomato  violet  walnut  wheat  zebra 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Cuora galbinifrons Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anthonomus grandis Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnocorymbus ternetzi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lymantria monacha Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Populus tremula Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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