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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

(Jullienia carinata)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(quagga mussel)
 

Featured Species

(elongate dicranum moss)
 

Extreme Species

(Cuvier's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.98 tons (2,701.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Canadian fir)
 
provides Food for 2
(White-fringed Emerald)
 

Common Species

armadillo  beetle  bird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  caribou  cat  cotton  cougar  daisy  deer  donkey  emu  fish  garlic  giraffe  goat  grouse  gull  hamster  horse  hummingbird  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lynx  macaw  mammal  manatee  mouse  mussel  opossum  orange  palm  panda  pig  pine  sea lion  shark  spider  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  tomato  turkey  violet  wren 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Fenouilia kreitneri Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, MolluscaFW: World Checklist of Freshwater Mollusca in Catalog of Life 2011
Dreissena bugensis Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicranum elongatum Species recognized by , 2004-07-19, MOST: Moss TROPICOS Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Ziphius cavirostris Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Nemoria mimosaria Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies balsamea Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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