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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

(Slaty Becard)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(mile-a-minute weed)
 

Featured Species

(Brunner's mantis)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Elephant Seal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.65 tons (1,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(coconut mealybug)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  banana  bat  bear  cat  chipmunk  condor  cotton  cow  dog  donkey  eel  fish  giraffe  gull  hippopotamus  hummingbird  iguana  lettuce  lime  lizard  llama  loon  mammal  marigold  mussel  nemo  octopus  opossum  orange  orangutan  ostrich  otter  panda  puma  ray  roach  seahorse  sheep  sloth  termite  thrush  violet  walnut  walrus  whale  wheat  yak 

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Fastest animals
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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 1Mirounga angustirostris, Brent S. Stewart and Harriet R. Huber, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 449, pp. 1-10 (1993) 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Pachyramphus spodiurus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Truellum perfoliatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Brunneria borealis Species recognized by Stiewe MBD, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mirounga angustirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nipaecoccus nipae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Strelitzia alba Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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