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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Edgbaston Goby)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sessile joyweed)
 

Featured Species

(Bougainville monkey-faced bat)
 

Extreme Species

(Fin Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 77.16 tons (70,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 114 years

Species Relation

(Pantropical Spotted Dolphin)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Whale barnacle)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  banana  beetle  blackbird  camel  caribou  chickadee  condor  crane  daffodil  daisy  donkey  dove  elk  finch  fish  garlic  goat  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  kiwi  lark  lemon  lettuce  lion  lizard  loon  lynx  mammal  monkey  nemo  partridge  puma  rabbit  rat  reptile  rhinoceros  roach  robin  seal  swan  termite  turtle  woodchuck  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Stenella attenuata, William F. Perrin, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 683, pp. 1–8 (2001)
Chlamydogobius squamigenus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Alternanthera sessilis Species recognized by , , ChenoBase: Chenopodiaceae GSD in Catalog of Life 2011
Pteralopex anceps Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2014-08-27, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera physalus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Xenobalanus globicipitis Species recognized by , 2004-12-27, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Stenella attenuata Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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