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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

(Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Goldfish)
 

Featured Species

(Cockatoo morwong)
 

Extreme Species

(Javan rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.93 tons (1,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(intermediate rice rat)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  banana  bat  bear  bee  bison  cactus  caribou  cheetah  chicken  cotton  crane  donkey  eel  elephant  elk  fox  garlic  gorilla  grapefruit  hamster  human  jay  kiwi  lettuce  macaw  marigold  pig  pigeon  quail  rabbit  radish  rhinoceros  roach  shark  sparrow  thrush  tomato  turtle  vanilla  violet  walnut  watermelon  weasel  wren 

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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 2Briani, DC, EM Vieira, and MV Vieira. 2001. Nests and nesting sites of Brazilian forest rodents (Nectomys squamipes and Oryzomys intermedius) as revealed by a spool-and-line device Acta Theriologica 46:331–334
Astylosternus fallax Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carassius auratus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aplodactylus westralis Species recognized by Group expert : Russell, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oryzomys intermedius Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Euterpe edulis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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