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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

(White Meranti)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(peacocksplume)
 

Featured Species

(Creeping Fan-flower)
 

Extreme Species

(Narwhal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.38 tons (1,250.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Trumpet tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(Kinkajou)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  banana  bat  bear  beetle  blackbird  camel  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  donkey  eel  elephant  hamster  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lark  lemon  loon  macaw  mammal  mole  moose  mouse  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  raccoon  sea lion  snake  soybean  swallow  thrush  tiger  toad  turkey  walnut  walrus  wren  yak 

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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 2Phenology, seed dispersal, and recruitment in Cecropia peltata (Moraceae) in Cost Rican tropical dry forest, Theodore H. Fleming and Charles F. Williams, Journal of Tropical Ecology (1990) 6:163-178
Shorea resinosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Falcataria moluccana Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scaevola hookeri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Monodon monoceros Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Potos flavus Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cecropia polystachya Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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