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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

(Bird-wing butterfly)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White tea-tree)
 

Featured Species

(Imperial moth)
 

Extreme Species

(Asiatic Elephant)
Adult Weight 1 : 3.50 tons (3,178.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Fin Whale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  badger  bee  caribou  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  corn  deer  dolphin  elk  fish  flamingo  grouse  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  human  kangaroo  lark  lemon  lion  macaw  mammal  marigold  mole  mouse  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  peanut  pine  puma  rabbit  reptile  rice  seahorse  skunk  sparrow  sturgeon  tomato  tortoise  turtle  walnut  walrus  wolf  yak 

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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 2Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
Ornithoptera croesus Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2007-01-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Kunzea ericoides Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eacles imperialis Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephas maximus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera physalus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Neocalanus plumchrus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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