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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

(African wedgefish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European Starling)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow-finned leatherjacket)
 

Extreme Species

(Asiatic Elephant)
Adult Weight 1 : 3.50 tons (3,178.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(flowering spurge)
 

Common Species

asparagus  banana  bear  bee  bison  caribou  cheetah  cormorant  corn  cougar  cow  crocodile  dog  dove  frog  gerbil  giraffe  hickory  hornbill  hyena  insect  jaguar  jay  lark  lemon  lime  lion  marigold  moose  moth  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  parrot  pig  radish  reptile  rice  robin  shark  spider  tiger  titmouse  vanilla  walnut  walrus  wasp  wren  yak 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Rhynchobatus luebberti Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sturnus vulgaris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aluterus monoceros Species recognized by Group expert : Hutchins, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephas maximus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphorbia corollata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Exoprosopa fascipennis Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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