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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

(Telefomin Cuscus)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(rhesus monkey)
 

Featured Species

(Moth Bean)
 

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

(Raspberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Charred Dagger Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  beetle  bison  cardinal  caribou  chimpanzee  corn  cotton  cougar  crocodile  daisy  elephant  fish  flamingo  fox  gerbil  gorilla  grapefruit  horse  human  insect  jay  lark  lime  lion  lizard  llama  lynx  macaw  mammal  moth  orangutan  panda  partridge  pig  robin  salamander  salmon  shark  sheep  swan  tomato  tortoise  walnut  weasel  wren 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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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
Phalanger matanim Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Macaca mulatta Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Vigna aconitifolia Species recognized by Pasquet RS, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhincodon typus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acronicta brumosa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Rubus idaeus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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