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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

(Western Leek-orchid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild mimosa)
 

Featured Species

(Bigeyed longfin herring)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Bottlenose Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 7.17 tons (6,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(common hops)
 
provides Food for 2
(peppered moth)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  avocado  bat  bee  butterfly  cactus  cheetah  cormorant  corn  dog  dolphin  elk  finch  flamingo  frog  giraffe  hornbill  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  kangaroo  lime  manatee  marigold  moth  mussel  palm  panther  parakeet  pheasant  rabbit  radish  ray  rice  robin  shark  skunk  snake  sparrow  walrus  watermelon  weasel  wheat  wolf  wren  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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Prasophyllum favonium Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leucaena leucocephala Species recognized by Hughes CE, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Opisthopterus macrops Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Biston betularia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Humulus lupulus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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