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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

(Mekong giant catfish)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(giant hogweed)
 

Featured Species

(Wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 49.60 tons (45,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Japanese Chinquapin)
 
provides Food for 2
(Japanese giant flying squirrel)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  bee  bird  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cardinal  caribou  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cockatoo  crow  deer  dog  donkey  emu  garlic  goose  hornbill  horse  iguana  kiwi  koala  lion  lynx  manatee  mole  monkey  moose  opossum  puma  quail  sheep  sloth  soybean  spider  termite  thrush  tiger  toad  wasp  weasel 

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Fastest animals
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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 2SEASONAL CHANGES IN THE DIET OF JAPANESE GIANT FLYING SQUIRRELS IN RELATION TO REPRODUCTION, Takeo Kawamichi, Journal of Mammalogy, 78(1):204-212, 1997
Pangasianodon gigas Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Heracleum mantegazzianum Species recognized by Watson M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Halichoeres leptotaenia Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Petaurista leucogenys Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Castanopsis cuspidata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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