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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

(Chaney's Spiny Lizard, Chaney’s Bunchgrass Lizard)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Canary Island date palm)
 

Featured Species

(Redbreasted cichlid)
 

Extreme Species

(Killer Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.40 tons (3,987.50 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(Brambling)
 
provides Food for 2
(Long-eared Owl)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  badger  banana  bat  bison  butterfly  cardinal  cat  cheetah  chipmunk  cotton  cow  crane  crocodile  fox  garlic  gorilla  hickory  horse  leopard  lynx  mammal  mole  mouse  orangutan  palm  parakeet  pig  porpoise  quail  raccoon  ray  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  sea lion  seal  shark  sheep  spider  starling  thrush  trout  turkey  watermelon  woodpecker  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Sceloporus chaneyi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phoenix canariensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thorichthys meeki Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcinus orca Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Asio otus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fringilla montifringilla Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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