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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

(semaphore pricklypear)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild Pepper-Grass)
 

Featured Species

(Canary wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(Fin Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 77.16 tons (70,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 114 years

Species Relation

(Common Leaf Weevil)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Awl Robber Fly)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  bat  beetle  bison  cormorant  corn  cow  daisy  donkey  elephant  elk  emu  finch  flamingo  gerbil  goose  grouse  gull  kingfisher  kiwi  lettuce  llama  lynx  mouse  mussel  orange  ostrich  porpoise  puma  rabbit  raccoon  ray  reindeer  salmon  scallop  shark  skunk  snake  soybean  sparrow  starling  swallow  tiger  weasel  wheat  wren  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 2Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
Consolea spinosissima Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium virginicum Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Halichoeres chrysus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera physalus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Neoitamus cyanurus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Phyllobius pyri Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , WTaxa: Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
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