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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

(Onion Plant)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(humped bladderwort)
 

Featured Species

(Goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Blue Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 149.92 tons (136,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 110 years

Species Relation

(Monkey Puzzle)
 
provides Food for 2
(Austral Parakeet)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  beetle  bison  corn  dog  donkey  duck  emu  giraffe  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hummingbird  insect  jay  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  mammal  mole  mussel  opossum  orangutan  pig  pigeon  quail  ray  reindeer  reptile  roach  robin  sea lion  skunk  sloth  sparrow  swan  tiger  titmouse  toad  tuna  turkey  vanilla  watermelon  whale  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Araucaria araucana and the Austral parakeet: pre-dispersal seed predation on a masting species, JOHN D. SHEPHERD, REBECCA S. DITGEN & JAVIER SANGUINETTI, Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 81: 395-401, 2008
Crinum thaianum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Utricularia gibba Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudapocryptes elongatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Enicognathus ferrugineus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Araucaria araucana Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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