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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

(sheath-tailed bat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese waterspinach)
 

Featured Species

(Pink whip ray)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Camel Bush)
 
provides Food for 2
(Turquoise Hairstreak)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  bear  camel  cheetah  chipmunk  condor  crane  crow  daffodil  donkey  elephant  elk  finch  fish  flamingo  fox  giraffe  hamster  hickory  hummingbird  kingfisher  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  manatee  moth  nuthatch  opossum  ostrich  palm  panther  pig  porpoise  rhinoceros  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  seal  skunk  soybean  spider  termite  titmouse  trout  turkey  violet  walrus  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Emballonura semicaudata Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ipomoea aquatica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Himantura fai Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Jalmenus clementi Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia inaequilatera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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