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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

(Rat Aloe)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cigar flower)
 

Featured Species

(Pedder Centrolepis)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Beechwood Sickener)
 
provides Mutual for 2
(European beech)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  camel  chicken  cinnamon  cow  crane  daffodil  dog  dolphin  donkey  duck  eel  elephant  fish  garlic  gorilla  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  kiwi  lamprey  lime  lion  lizard  manatee  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  ostrich  panther  parakeet  peanut  pigeon  radish  reptile  roach  salmon  sea lion  seal  soybean  starling  sturgeon  swan  termite  tiger  walnut  woodpecker  wren 

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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
Aloe ballyi Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cuphea platycentra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centrolepis pedderensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera physalus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fagus sylvatica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Russula nobilis Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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