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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

(Golden Lancehead)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese Wisteria)
 

Featured Species

(Clingfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 25.35 tons (23,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Biddy-biddy)
 
provides Food for 2
(Orange-bellied Parrot)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  chipmunk  cinnamon  cougar  coyote  crane  dog  finch  fox  garlic  giraffe  goat  goose  gorilla  hippopotamus  human  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  moth  mouse  mussel  nemo  octopus  opossum  ostrich  parrot  partridge  pine  porpoise  rice  roach  seahorse  sloth  snake  squirrel  sturgeon  swan  thrush  toad  tortoise  trout  tuna  vanilla  weasel  yak  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 2Species Profile and Threats Database, Australian Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Bothropoides insularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Wisteria floribunda Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepadichthys frenatus Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena glacialis Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Neophema chrysogaster Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acaena novae-zelandiae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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