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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

(El Yunque Robber Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Apron-ribbon vegetable)
 

Featured Species

(Banded drepane)
 

Extreme Species

(Whale-shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 20.61 tons (18,700.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 19 years
Male Maturity 1 : 19 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Mountain Peach)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  bat  bird  cactus  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  crocodile  dog  dolphin  dove  eel  elk  finch  fox  grouse  gull  insect  jaguar  lemon  lettuce  lion  llama  lynx  mammal  mussel  octopus  panda  parrot  puma  rabbit  rat  ray  reindeer  roach  soybean  sparrow  spider  swan  thrush  tomato  turkey  violet  walnut  walrus  wheat 

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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 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 2Kaiser-Bunbury et al. 2009 Community structure of pollination webs of Mauritian heathland habitats. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 11, 241-254.
Eleutherodactylus acmonis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Undaria pinnatifida Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Drepane longimana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhincodon typus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphloia theiformis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Allograpta nasuta Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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