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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

(Adriatic sturgeon)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Fautia)
 

Featured Species

(black ulua)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(herbaceous seepweed)
 
provides Food for 2
(Sand Dart)
 

Common Species

alpaca  camel  chimpanzee  corn  crane  dog  donkey  elephant  emu  finch  giraffe  gull  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  human  insect  jay  koala  lark  lemon  leopard  lion  manatee  mole  mouse  mussel  opossum  panda  panther  parrot  pigeon  raccoon  radish  ray  robin  scallop  seal  skunk  squirrel  stork  swallow  termite  toad  turkey  wasp  weasel  whale 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Acipenser naccarii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abelmoschus moschatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caranx melampygus Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephas maximus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Agrotis ripae Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Suaeda maritima Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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