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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

(Archey's Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red algae)
 

Featured Species

(Black carp)
 

Extreme Species

(black rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.21 tons (1,100.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Kentucky bluegrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(Turkey Vulture)
 

Common Species

avocado  bat  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  crocodile  deer  dove  duck  eel  elephant  fox  garlic  grapefruit  hamster  hickory  hyena  iguana  jaguar  jay  koala  lion  llama  loon  mammal  manatee  monkey  moose  mouse  mussel  octopus  orangutan  parrot  partridge  pine  scallop  spider  sturgeon  thrush  vanilla  violet  watermelon  whale  woodchuck  wren  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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Leiopelma archeyi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Polysiphonia brodiei Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Mylopharyngodon piceus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Diceros bicornis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cathartes aura Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Poa pratensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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