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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

(Bristol Whitebeam)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chocolate Vine)
 

Featured Species

(Blue croaker)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 49.60 tons (45,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(red admiral)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(eastern whorled milkweed)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  bat  camel  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  corn  cow  coyote  crow  deer  donkey  duck  eel  finch  goat  human  lime  lion  lynx  mammal  moth  partridge  peanut  pigeon  rabbit  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  salamander  salmon  seal  shark  sloth  soybean  sparrow  spider  squirrel  stork  thrush  tomato  tuna  violet  wasp  watermelon  whale  wheat 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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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.
Sorbus bristoliensis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Akebia quinata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Corvula batabana Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Asclepias verticillata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Vanessa atalanta Species recognized by Watson, G., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
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