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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

(large-crested toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(field sorrel)
 

Featured Species

(Panuco gambusia)
 

Extreme Species

(Maneater shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.06 tons (1,870.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Rudderfish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  bee  bison  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  corn  crocodile  deer  dog  dove  eel  flamingo  fox  frog  garlic  gerbil  gull  hornbill  horse  kangaroo  lemon  lion  loon  mammal  marigold  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  otter  palm  radish  rhinoceros  roach  skunk  sloth  sparrow  spider  tiger  turkey  watermelon  whale  wheat 

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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 Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
Incilius cristatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxalis tenuifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gambusia panuco Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharodon carcharias Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Kyphosus sectatrix Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chondrophycus corallopsis Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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