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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

(Key New Caledonian Gecko)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(San Francisco brine shrimp)
 

Featured Species

(Silver seabream)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.58 tons (1,430.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(lilac penstemon)
 

Common Species

badger  banana  bird  bison  blackbird  camel  chicken  chipmunk  cockatoo  crane  deer  dog  dolphin  donkey  garlic  gerbil  grapefruit  grouse  hornbill  lamprey  lynx  moth  mouse  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  panda  radish  reindeer  reptile  rice  roach  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seal  shark  squirrel  tomato  tuna  turtle  walnut  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  wren  zebra 

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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 2Clements, R. E., and F. L. Long. 1923, Experimental pollination. An outline of the ecology of flowers and insects. Washington, D.C., USA, Carnegie Institute of Washington.
Dierogekko inexpectatus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Artemia franciscana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chrysophrys major Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Delphinapterus leucas Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Penstemon gracilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Osmia bruneri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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