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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

(Chiricahua Leopard Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(dwarf eelgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Namibian Wolf Snake)
 

Extreme Species

(Gervais's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 6.17 tons (5,600.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Greenbottle Blow Fly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Common Boneset)
 

Common Species

anteater  bee  bison  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  dove  elephant  elk  finch  garlic  gerbil  goat  gorilla  horse  human  insect  leopard  lizard  macaw  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  palm  panda  panther  peanut  porpoise  quail  ray  reindeer  reptile  salmon  scallop  soybean  swallow  toad  tortoise  turtle  woodchuck 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Lithobates chiricahuensis Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Zostera japonica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycophidion namibianum Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupatorium perfoliatum Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-20, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Lucilia caesar Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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