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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

(Marsupial frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(aurochs)
 

Featured Species

(Arctic Tern)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.58 tons (1,430.00 kg)

Species Relation

(rush skeletonweed)
 
provides Food for 2
(dwarf mealybug)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bat  bird  caribou  chickadee  cockatoo  crane  crocodile  deer  dog  dove  duck  elk  flamingo  giraffe  gorilla  hyena  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lemon  lettuce  lion  mammal  mole  moth  nuthatch  octopus  panther  partridge  rabbit  radish  ray  reptile  salamander  seal  sheep  skunk  sloth  termite  thrush  tiger  tomato  tuna  violet  walrus  whale  woodpecker  wren  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
Carnivorous plants
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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Gastrotheca psychrophila Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bos taurus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Delphinapterus leucas Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phenacoccus pumilus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chondrilla juncea Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
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