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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

(Snail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Fire ant)
 

Featured Species

(kadal shrimp)
 

Extreme Species

(Sumatran rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,260.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Checkered White)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(downy blephilia)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  bat  butterfly  chimpanzee  cockatoo  coyote  daffodil  donkey  dove  duck  eel  fox  goat  grouse  hamster  hickory  human  jaguar  jay  lark  leopard  lion  monkey  moose  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  palm  peanut  ray  rhinoceros  robin  seal  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  swallow  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  vanilla  violet  walnut  walrus  watermelon  zebra 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Cristilabrum grossum Species recognized by Smith B.J., Reid S. & Ponder W.F., 2002-05-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Solenopsis invicta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Metapenaeus dobsoni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Blephilia ciliata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pontia protodice Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2007-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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