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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

(Malagasy Marsh Harrier)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Central American boa)
 

Featured Species

(Spotted catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Fin Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 77.16 tons (70,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 114 years

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(creeping buttercup)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bison  cactus  cheetah  chipmunk  cotton  cougar  crow  donkey  duck  fish  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hickory  human  hyena  iguana  kiwi  lamprey  lark  leopard  lion  lynx  macaw  manatee  marigold  monkey  mouse  opossum  palm  pigeon  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  sloth  soybean  starling  sturgeon  swan  thrush  tiger  tuna  wren 

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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
Circus maillardi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Boa constrictor imperator Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Arius maculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera physalus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ranunculus repens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dasysyrphus venustus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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