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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

(Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Buffel Grass)
 

Featured Species

(Ajargo)
 

Extreme Species

(Gervais's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 6.17 tons (5,600.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Mountain Burnet)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  avocado  badger  banana  blackbird  chicken  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cow  deer  emu  fish  fox  frog  goose  grouse  gull  hamster  hornbill  hummingbird  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  lark  lion  loon  macaw  monkey  nuthatch  palm  pig  rabbit  raccoon  rat  reindeer  reptile  roach  scallop  sea lion  skunk  snake  sparrow  spider  squirrel  thrush  wasp 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Centrolene lynchi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cenchrus ciliaris Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Diodon holocanthus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Zygaena exulans Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium pallescens Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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