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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

(Yellow-eyed Penguin)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(redbay ambrosia beetle)
 

Featured Species

(Striped tuna)
 

Extreme Species

(Humpback Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 33.07 tons (30,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 95 years

Species Relation

(goat willow)
 
provides Food for 2
(Mottled Umber Moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  banana  bee  cat  condor  duck  elephant  elk  finch  garlic  giraffe  grouse  hamster  horse  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  lime  lion  manatee  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  palm  panther  peanut  pig  pine  salamander  salmon  seahorse  seal  shark  sparrow  squirrel  swallow  termite  thrush  toad  turtle  walrus  wasp  woodchuck  wren  yak 

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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
Megadyptes antipodes Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Xyleborus glabratus Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarda orientalis Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Megaptera novaeangliae Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Erannis defoliaria Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix caprea Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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