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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

(Metkovich Cave Nerite)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(creeping woodsorrel)
 

Featured Species

(mule deer)
 

Extreme Species

(Javan rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.93 tons (1,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

(deer mouse)
 
provides Food for 2
(Longtail Alpine Garter Snake)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  badger  bison  blackbird  cactus  camel  cardinal  chimpanzee  condor  coyote  crocodile  eel  frog  gerbil  hornbill  horse  iguana  insect  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  lemon  leopard  lizard  manatee  mole  monkey  opossum  orange  panda  parakeet  pigeon  quail  rabbit  raccoon  radish  rat  ray  robin  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  vanilla  wasp  zebra 

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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 2ECOLOGY OF THE MEXICAN ALPINE BLOTCHED GARTER SNAKE (THAMNOPHIS SCALARIS), Javier Manjarrez, Crystian S. Venegas-Barrera, and Tamara García-Guadarrama, THE SOUTHWESTERN NATURALIST 52(2):258–262 (2007)
Theodoxus subterrelictus Species recognized by Bank R., Falkner G.& von Proschwitz T., 2009-05-01, MolluscaFW: World Checklist of Freshwater Mollusca in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxalis bakeriana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Odocoileus hemionus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Thamnophis scalaris Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Peromyscus maniculatus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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