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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

(Proserpine Rock-wallaby)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mauritius hemp)
 

Featured Species

(Rasbora)
 

Extreme Species

(Sei Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 22.05 tons (20,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Argentine Shortfin Squid)
 

Common Species

armadillo  banana  beetle  bird  bison  blackbird  camel  cardinal  caribou  cat  chimpanzee  chipmunk  donkey  duck  elephant  goat  grouse  hamster  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  lemon  macaw  monkey  moose  mussel  orangutan  ostrich  palm  puma  rabbit  raccoon  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  robin  salmon  sloth  termite  thrush  tomato  tortoise  tuna  whale  wolf  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
Petrogale persephone Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Furcraea foetida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rasbora kalbarensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera borealis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Illex argentinus Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-02-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nematoscelis megalops Species recognized by Brinton E., Ohman M.D., Townsend A.W., Knight M.D. & Bridgeman A.L., 2002-11-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
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