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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

(Orinoco crocodile)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Ghost ant)
 

Featured Species

(Swordfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sun-fish)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(marsh mealybug)
 

Common Species

banana  blackbird  cactus  camel  condor  cougar  daisy  giraffe  gorilla  hippopotamus  horse  human  hyena  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  leopard  lime  llama  macaw  marigold  moose  mussel  octopus  orangutan  otter  radish  rat  ray  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  salmon  skunk  snake  soybean  swallow  swan  termite  thrush  tiger  turkey  walnut  watermelon  woodchuck  wren 

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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
Crocodylus intermedius Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tapinoma melanocephalum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xiphias gladius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cetorhinus maximus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Atrococcus paludinus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lactuca triangulata Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-10, in Catalog of Life 2011
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