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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Strahm's Anole)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Old World climbing fern)
 

Featured Species

(Awl whiptail catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Humpback Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 33.07 tons (30,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 95 years

Species Relation

(London planetree)
 
provides Food for 2
(cottony hydrangea scale)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  badger  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  cactus  crane  crow  emu  gorilla  grapefruit  hornbill  human  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  lamprey  lime  lynx  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  ostrich  palm  parrot  partridge  puma  reindeer  salmon  sea lion  sheep  sparrow  starling  stork  termite  thrush  toad  tomato  turtle  walnut  walrus  watermelon  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Anolis strahmi Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lygodium microphyllum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Rineloricaria parva Species recognized by Group expert : Fisch-Muller, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Megaptera novaeangliae Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pulvinaria hydrangeae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Platanus hybrida Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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