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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

(Moore's Plantain)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese bush-clover)
 

Featured Species

(Threadfin bonefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Blainville's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.20 tons (1,088.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Red Clover)
 
provides Food for 2
(Garden Dart)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  banana  blackbird  cactus  chicken  cinnamon  cotton  crow  daffodil  dog  donkey  fish  flamingo  fox  frog  goose  gorilla  hamster  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  kingfisher  lemon  lion  lizard  llama  lynx  macaw  moose  nemo  opossum  partridge  pig  rat  ray  salamander  scallop  seahorse  seal  skunk  squirrel  sturgeon  swan  tomato  violet  watermelon  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Plantago moorei Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lespedeza juncea var. sericea Species recognized by Ohashi H & Tateishi Y, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Albula nemoptera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon densirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Euxoa nigricans Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium pratense Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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