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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

(Mindoro Bleeding-heart)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(raom tree)
 

Featured Species

(Toothed goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Sun-fish)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Brazilian free-tailed bat)
 
provides Food for 2
(Barn Owl)
 

Common Species

anteater  bison  butterfly  cardinal  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  duck  fish  flamingo  fox  frog  garlic  goat  hornbill  human  kiwi  lime  lizard  lynx  macaw  manatee  monkey  mouse  mussel  nemo  orange  panther  pigeon  pine  puma  rabbit  reindeer  salamander  salmon  seal  shark  skunk  spider  starling  sturgeon  swan  tortoise  turkey  woodpecker  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 2Tadarida brasiliensis, Kenneth T. Wilkins, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 331, pp. 1-10 (1989)
Gallicolumba platenae Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Albizia lebbeck Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, 2001-05 Barneby RC & Grimes JW (Monograph 1996/97), , in Catalog of Life 2011
Deltentosteus collonianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cetorhinus maximus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tyto alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tadarida brasiliensis Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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