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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

(Luquillo Mountain manjack)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Dally Pine)
 

Featured Species

(Blue-dashed rockskipper)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 25.35 tons (23,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Rainbow Water Snake, Striped Water Snake)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bird  blackbird  cactus  caribou  chimpanzee  condor  cormorant  cotton  cougar  elephant  elk  finch  giraffe  goat  goose  grapefruit  grouse  gull  hyena  jay  kangaroo  lime  llama  manatee  marigold  octopus  opossum  palm  panda  pine  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  sloth  soybean  tiger  tuna  vanilla  weasel  whale  wolf  woodpecker  wren  yak 

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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 2The prey and predators of Homalopsine snakes, HAROLD K. VORIS and JOHN C. MURPHY, Journal of Natural History, 2002, 36, 1621–1632
Varronia wagnerorum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Psoralea pinnata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Blenniella periophthalmus Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena glacialis Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Enhydris enhydris Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rasbora sumatrana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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