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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

(Mallee Emu-wren)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Hemlock woolly adelgid)
 

Featured Species

(Japanese glass shrimp)
 

Extreme Species

(Walrus)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.12 tons (1,012.50 kg)

Species Relation

(Indian ricegrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(Washington ground squirrel)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  badger  banana  bird  butterfly  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  cougar  daisy  deer  goat  hornbill  horse  iguana  kangaroo  kiwi  lemon  loon  macaw  manatee  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  panda  peanut  pheasant  pigeon  ray  reindeer  roach  sea lion  spider  sturgeon  titmouse  trout  walrus  wolf  woodpecker  wren  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Fastest animals
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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 2Spermophilus washingtoni, Eric A. Rickart and Eric Yensen, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 371, pp. 1-5 (1991)
Stipiturus mallee Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Adelges tsugae Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pasiphaea japonica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Odobenus rosmarus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-20, in Catalog of Life 2011
Urocitellus washingtoni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oryzopsis hymenoides Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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