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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

(Baudo Oropendola)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild Strawberry)
 

Featured Species

(Rainbow sardine)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 49.60 tons (45,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Large Earth Humble-bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Alpine Ragwort)
 

Common Species

bird  cactus  camel  cheetah  chipmunk  cotton  crocodile  deer  dog  dolphin  dove  eel  emu  fish  goat  hickory  hippopotamus  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lark  lemon  lizard  llama  lynx  monkey  nuthatch  parrot  rat  reptile  rhinoceros  scallop  seahorse  seal  sheep  sloth  soybean  spider  squirrel  tiger  titmouse  weasel  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Psarocolius cassini Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fragaria vesca Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dussumieria acuta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hieracium obtusissimum Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus terrestris Species recognized by Williams P.H., 2008-09-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
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