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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

(Grevy's zebra)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Creeping Thistle)
 

Featured Species

(Crosseyed cardinalfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Bottlenose Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 7.17 tons (6,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Galah)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wedge-tailed Eagle)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  banana  bear  cactus  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  crow  daffodil  daisy  duck  eel  elk  flamingo  frog  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hamster  human  koala  lark  lemon  leopard  moth  mouse  nemo  nuthatch  opossum  raccoon  ray  seahorse  sheep  stork  swan  termite  tortoise  trout  vanilla  walrus  weasel  whale  wheat  wolf  yak 

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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 2Olsen, J., Judge, D., Fuentes, E., Rose, AB and Debus, S. (2010). Diets of Wedge-tailed Eagles (Aquila audax) and Little Eagles (Hieraaetus morphnoides) breeding near Canberra, Australia Journal of Raptor Research 44: 50–61
Equus grevyi Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirsium arvense Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fowleria aurita Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aquila audax Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eolophus roseicapilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access