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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Maritime worm salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Ladino Clover)
 

Featured Species

(Myaka)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

(European water vole)
 
provides Food for 2
(Grey Heron)
 

Common Species

bear  bee  chicken  chipmunk  condor  cormorant  cotton  coyote  crocodile  crow  donkey  fish  fox  frog  giraffe  hamster  hummingbird  iguana  lamprey  lark  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  macaw  mussel  nuthatch  pheasant  pig  puma  rabbit  salamander  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sheep  snake  soybean  tiger  tuna  turkey  turtle  wasp  weasel  woodchuck 

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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
Oedipina maritima Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium repens Species recognized by Roskov YR, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Myaka myaka Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ardea cinerea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Arvicola terrestris Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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