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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

(Brook Barbel)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(small-leaf spiderwort)
 

Featured Species

(Starry butterfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Cuvier's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.98 tons (2,701.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Rockfish)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  chicken  chipmunk  cougar  daisy  donkey  goose  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  lemon  leopard  lynx  moose  moth  mouse  parrot  pig  pigeon  rabbit  reptile  salamander  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  sloth  soybean  sparrow  spider  squirrel  starling  tiger  titmouse  toad  vanilla  wasp  weasel  whale  woodpecker  zebra 

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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 2Food Habits as an Ecological Partitioning Mechanism in the Nearshore Rockfishes (Sebastes) of Carmel Bay, California, Dale Alan Roberts, Masters Thesis, San Francisco State University, 1979
Barbus caninus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tradescantia fluminensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Stromateus stellatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ziphius cavirostris Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes atrovirens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pentidotea resecata Species recognized by Poore, Gary, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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