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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

(Toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Kudzu)
 

Featured Species

(chimpanzee)
 

Extreme Species

(Indian rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.77 tons (1,602.33 kg)

Species Relation

(upland cotton)
 
provides Food for 2
(Lateral Lined Armyworm)
 

Common Species

avocado  bee  beetle  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cougar  coyote  crane  crow  dolphin  dove  elephant  elk  giraffe  gull  hamster  human  hummingbird  jaguar  jay  kiwi  lynx  macaw  monkey  moose  mussel  nemo  octopus  orange  panda  pheasant  rabbit  reptile  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  sheep  sloth  spider  swan  termite  tortoise  violet  weasel  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 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
Bufo sumatranus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pueraria montana var. lobata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pan troglodytes Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros unicornis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Spodoptera latifascia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gossypium hirsutum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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