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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

(Island grouper)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Domestic Cat)
 

Featured Species

(Roughbar frogfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Blainville's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.20 tons (1,088.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Satin Wave Moth)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Alpine Ragwort)
 

Common Species

ant  bee  bird  butterfly  camel  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cow  coyote  deer  duck  finch  garlic  gull  hickory  horse  hummingbird  hyena  kangaroo  kiwi  mole  monkey  moth  opossum  orange  ostrich  otter  panda  peanut  pheasant  pigeon  rat  reindeer  reptile  scallop  seal  soybean  sparrow  sturgeon  swallow  termite  thrush  tuna  walrus  wasp  whale  wolf  yak  zebra 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Mycteroperca fusca Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Felis catus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fowlerichthys avalonis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon densirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hieracium obtusissimum Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Idaea subsericeata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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