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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Damselfly)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chusan Palm)
 

Featured Species

(Hill Country silverbush)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Crab Apple)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Leaf Weevil)
 

Common Species

alligator  anteater  avocado  beetle  butterfly  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  daffodil  deer  elephant  fish  flamingo  frog  goose  hamster  hummingbird  insect  jay  kiwi  lemon  leopard  mammal  manatee  mussel  palm  panda  parakeet  peanut  pigeon  radish  reindeer  rice  roach  robin  salamander  salmon  seahorse  shark  sheep  snake  sparrow  squirrel  swallow  swan  tomato  walrus  wasp 

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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
Rhinocypha ogasawarensis Species recognized by van Tol J., 24-Dec-2011, Odonata: Global Species Database Odonata in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachycarpus fortunei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 11-Nov-2003, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Ditaxis aphoroides Species recognized by Govaerts R., 11-Nov-2003, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 05-Dec-2008, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phyllobius pyri Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., 2010, WTaxa: Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
Malus sylvestris Species recognized by R. Pankhurst, 2009, IOPI Global Plant Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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