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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

(greater bamboo lemur)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(house mouse)
 

Featured Species

(Betta)
 

Extreme Species

(Maneater shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.06 tons (1,870.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Little carpenter bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(American black elderberry)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  cactus  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cotton  cougar  crow  daisy  dolphin  finch  fish  flamingo  frog  garlic  gerbil  grouse  human  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  kiwi  lettuce  lion  lizard  mammal  manatee  moose  moth  mouse  palm  parrot  raccoon  radish  ray  reindeer  robin  shark  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  titmouse  tortoise  walrus  watermelon  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Hapalemur simus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mus musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Betta enisae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharodon carcharias Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratina dupla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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