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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Crested Honeycreeper)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(olive)
 

Featured Species

(bluebanded damselfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Alsike Clover)
 
provides Food for 2
(Spotted alfalfa aphid)
 

Common Species

armadillo  beetle  bird  butterfly  chipmunk  condor  corn  cow  daisy  eel  fish  garlic  goat  goose  gorilla  gull  hamster  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  jay  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  lime  lizard  macaw  mammal  nemo  opossum  panda  panther  peanut  pig  puma  rabbit  radish  ray  sea lion  seal  skunk  spider  termite  tomato  tortoise  weasel  whale  wolf 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Palmeria dolei Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 11-Oct-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Olea europaea Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Chrysiptera biocellata Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G.R., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 05-Dec-2008, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Therioaphis trifolii Species recognized by Favret C, 08-Feb-2013, AphidSF: Aphid Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium hybridum Species recognized by Roskov Y.R., Jun-2005, ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
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