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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

(Dinagat bushy-tailed cloud rat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(western yarrow)
 

Featured Species

(Pacific anchoveta)
 

Extreme Species

(Sumatran rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,260.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Wild Service Tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(pearslug)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bird  butterfly  chicken  chipmunk  cormorant  crocodile  daffodil  elephant  flamingo  frog  gerbil  gorilla  grouse  hippopotamus  hornbill  jay  koala  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lion  loon  mammal  monkey  mouse  mussel  ostrich  palm  panda  panther  parrot  porpoise  reindeer  robin  seahorse  shark  sheep  skunk  soybean  stork  swallow  termite  thrush  tomato  turkey  violet 

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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
Crateromys australis Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia longifolia Species recognized by Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cetengraulis mysticetus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caliroa cerasi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorbus torminalis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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