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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

(Bulmer's fruit bat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Fire ant)
 

Featured Species

(Poutassou)
 

Extreme Species

(hippopotamus)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.13 tons (3,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Gould's wattled bat)
 
provides Food for 2
(Mainland Tiger Snake)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  avocado  bear  camel  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  cougar  coyote  daffodil  donkey  eel  fish  garlic  giraffe  grouse  hamster  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  marigold  mouse  mussel  peanut  porpoise  radish  rhinoceros  rice  roach  scallop  sea lion  seal  sheep  soybean  squirrel  starling  swan  termite  tomato  tuna  weasel  woodpecker  wren 

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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 2Chalinolobus gouldii, Bryan Chruszcz and Robert M. R. Barclay, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 690, pp. 1–4 (2002)
Aproteles bulmerae Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Solenopsis invicta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Micromesistius poutassou Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippopotamus amphibius Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Notechis scutatus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chalinolobus gouldii Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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