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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

(Pale Fork-marked Lemur)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cottony cushion scale)
 

Featured Species

(Mangrove snapper)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Barn Swallow)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  avocado  banana  bee  beetle  bird  caribou  cinnamon  cormorant  donkey  duck  eel  elephant  finch  gerbil  grapefruit  grouse  hummingbird  kangaroo  lark  macaw  manatee  mouse  mussel  nemo  palm  panda  pig  puma  radish  ray  salamander  scallop  sea lion  skunk  sparrow  swallow  tiger  titmouse  tomato  tuna  turtle  walrus  watermelon  wolf  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 2Ecology of Commanster
Phaner pallescens Species recognized by Anthony B. Rylands, 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Icerya purchasi Species recognized by Sp2000, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus argentimaculatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hirundo rustica Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Stenurella melanura Species recognized by Tavakilian G., 2011-10-17, TITAN: Cerambycidae database in Catalog of Life 2011
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