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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

(crested gibbon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(dwarf eelgrass)
 

Featured Species

(bluespot rockcod)
 

Extreme Species

(Aldabra giant tortoise)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

(Antarctic krill)
 
provides Food for 2
(Mackerel icefish)
 

Common Species

badger  banana  beetle  bison  caribou  cinnamon  crocodile  daisy  dog  eel  elephant  elk  fish  garlic  hamster  hickory  hummingbird  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  lion  lizard  lynx  mouse  octopus  opossum  orange  parrot  pheasant  puma  raccoon  radish  robin  shark  skunk  sloth  spider  squirrel  stork  tiger  toad  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  walrus  wren  yak 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 2Towards the trophic structure of the Bouvet Island marine ecosystem, U. Jacob, T. Brey, I. Fetzer, S. Kaehler, K. Mintenbeck, K. Dunton, K. Beyer, U. Struck , E.A. Pakhomov and W.E. Arntz, Polar Biology, 29 (2). pp. 106-113 (2006)
Nomascus concolor Species recognized by Anthony B. Rylands, 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Zostera japonica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Cephalopholis miniata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Dipsochelys dussumieri Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Champsocephalus gunnari Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphausia superba Species recognized by Brinton E., Ohman M.D., Townsend A.W., Knight M.D. & Bridgeman A.L., 2002-11-22, ETI WBD: World Biodiversity Database (Euphausiacea) in Catalog of Life 2011
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