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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

(Mindoro Bleeding-heart)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(white cedar)
 

Featured Species

(Small-spotted catshark)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.26 tons (1,139.60 kg)
Female Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 2 : 118 years
Male Maturity 1 : 13 years

Species Relation

(apple oystershell scale)
 
provides Food for 3
(convergent lady beetle)
 

Common Species

bat  beetle  cheetah  condor  cormorant  cotton  cow  coyote  crane  crow  dog  dove  elephant  flamingo  fox  garlic  goose  grouse  gull  hippopotamus  horse  jay  kiwi  leopard  macaw  monkey  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  panda  panther  peanut  puma  rat  ray  salmon  shark  sheep  spider  squirrel  sturgeon  termite  toad  tomato  turkey  walnut  wasp  woodpecker 

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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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Gallicolumba platenae Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tabebuia heterophylla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scyliorhinus canicula Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso huso Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippodamia convergens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidosaphes ulmi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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