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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

(Pearl River Map Turtle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red-eared slider)
 

Featured Species

(Swallow tail)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Ichneumon Wasp)
 
provides Food for 2
(Swainson's Thrush)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  bison  blackbird  chipmunk  corn  cotton  cougar  crocodile  crow  eel  gerbil  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  hornbill  horse  hyena  jay  kangaroo  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lime  lizard  llama  lynx  mammal  otter  palm  panther  parrot  quail  rat  rice  roach  robin  sea lion  seahorse  sheep  stork  swallow  termite  vanilla  walrus  whale  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
Graptemys pearlensis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachemys scripta elegans Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachinotus baillonii Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Megaptera novaeangliae Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Catharus ustulatus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phygadeuon alaskensis Species recognized by Taxapad, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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