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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

(Horned tree frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common chickweed)
 

Featured Species

(Australian smooth hound)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(White bastard trumpeter)
 

Common Species

bee  cactus  caribou  cheetah  chipmunk  cormorant  cow  crane  crocodile  elephant  elk  fox  goose  gull  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  hummingbird  jay  koala  loon  lynx  monkey  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  orange  panther  parrot  peanut  puma  rat  robin  scallop  skunk  soybean  sparrow  stork  swan  termite  tortoise  trout  watermelon  weasel  whale  wheat  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Importance of trophic information, simplification and aggregation error in ecosystem models, S. J. Metcalf, J. M. Dambacher, A. J. Hobday, J. M. Lyle, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 360: 25–36, 2008
Hemiphractus johnsoni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerastium fontanum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mustelus antarcticus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Latridopsis forsteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Notomithrax ursus Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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