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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

(Rwandese carp)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(saltmarsh cordgrass)
 

Featured Species

(tundra alkaligrass)
 

Extreme Species

(Killer Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.40 tons (3,987.50 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(pomegranate)
 
provides Food for 2
(grey mealybug)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  bear  blackbird  caribou  cheetah  cotton  coyote  crocodile  deer  fish  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  leopard  lime  lynx  marigold  mole  monkey  moose  moth  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  pigeon  salmon  seahorse  sparrow  squirrel  stork  sturgeon  titmouse  tomato  vanilla  walnut  walrus  watermelon  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

Quick Links

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Varicorhinus platystomus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spartina alterniflora Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Puccinellia tenella Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcinus orca Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ferrisia virgata Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Punica granatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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