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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

(Proserpine Rock-wallaby)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(acute mealybug)
 

Featured Species

(Side-striped Fine-lined Slider)
 

Extreme Species

(Javan rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.93 tons (1,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(whorled mountainmint)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bear  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cow  crane  daisy  dolphin  dove  duck  giraffe  hickory  hippopotamus  iguana  insect  jay  kiwi  lettuce  lime  lion  loon  macaw  manatee  moose  mouse  panther  puma  quail  rabbit  ray  rice  roach  robin  seahorse  squirrel  tiger  toad  tortoise  tuna  watermelon  weasel  woodchuck  wren 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Petrogale persephone Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Oracella acuta Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Lerista vittata Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. pilosum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Coelioxys sayi Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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