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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

(Cape Verde Warbler)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sisal hemp)
 

Featured Species

(Reticulated swellshark)
 

Extreme Species

(Asiatic Elephant)
Adult Weight 1 : 3.50 tons (3,178.00 kg)

Species Relation

(European alder)
 
provides Food for 2
(Summer Fruit Tortrix)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  banana  bear  blackbird  camel  chickadee  chipmunk  cormorant  cougar  cow  crane  daisy  duck  fish  fox  frog  garlic  grouse  human  hyena  iguana  jaguar  kangaroo  lion  lynx  mole  moose  mouse  octopus  ostrich  parrot  pigeon  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  salmon  skunk  snake  tiger  tuna  turtle  walnut  walrus  whale 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Acrocephalus brevipennis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Agave sisalana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cephaloscyllium fasciatum Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephas maximus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Adoxophyes orana Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alnus glutinosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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