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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

(Morogoro Monkey Grasshopper)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Amur river clam)
 

Featured Species

(Barbel flyingfish)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Mexican mealybug)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  camel  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  cow  crow  emu  gerbil  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  hornbill  hummingbird  jaguar  kiwi  koala  lion  llama  loon  lynx  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  opossum  palm  pigeon  puma  quail  raccoon  roach  robin  snake  spider  starling  swallow  tomato  tuna  turtle  walrus  watermelon  whale 

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Carnivorous plants
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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Chromomastax movogovodia Species recognized by Group expert: Cigliano MM, 2015-01-28, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Potamocorbula amurensis Species recognized by Huber M., 2010-09-23, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Exocoetus monocirrhus Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phenacoccus madeirensis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Manihot michaelis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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