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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

(Greater Virgin Islands Skink)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Fautia)
 

Featured Species

(pahu)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-finned Pilot Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

(California False Hellebore)
 
provides Food for 2
(Smith's Dart)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bird  butterfly  caribou  cheetah  corn  cougar  cow  donkey  elk  finch  fish  gerbil  giraffe  grapefruit  gull  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  hyena  lettuce  lime  mole  moose  opossum  parakeet  porpoise  quail  rabbit  robin  salamander  salmon  sheep  starling  stork  swallow  swan  termite  thrush  toad  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  violet  walrus  watermelon  wheat 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Spondylurus spilonotus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abelmoschus moschatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ostracion meleagris Species recognized by Group expert : Matsuura, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Globicephala macrorhynchus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Xestia smithii Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Veratrum californicum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
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