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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

(cook's holly)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Broadleaved Pepperweed)
 

Featured Species

(lunar tail snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(white rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.40 tons (2,175.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Bushy-crested Hornbill)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  camel  cardinal  caribou  chicken  cinnamon  cow  crocodile  duck  eel  fox  giraffe  hamster  hornbill  jaguar  jay  lark  lemon  lynx  macaw  mammal  mouse  nuthatch  orangutan  partridge  pigeon  rice  salamander  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  seal  sloth  soybean  spider  sturgeon  termite  thrush  tiger  toad  turkey  turtle  walrus  wasp  weasel  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Ilex cookii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium latifolium Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus lunulatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratotherium simum Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anorrhinus galeritus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus virens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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