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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

(Dryopteris hasseltii)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Sauerkraut bryozoan)
 

Featured Species

(Loach goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Maneater shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.06 tons (1,870.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Wild Turkey)
 
provides Food for 2
(Southern Copperhead)
 

Common Species

bear  bee  bison  blackbird  cardinal  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cotton  cougar  daffodil  deer  fox  frog  goose  grouse  hamster  hummingbird  iguana  insect  leopard  lizard  marigold  monkey  moose  moth  mussel  octopus  panda  pine  rice  roach  salmon  scallop  shark  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  swallow  termite  turtle  weasel  whale  yak 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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Nocturnal animals
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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Dryopteris hasseltii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Zoobotryon verticillatum Species recognized by Bock, Phil, , WoRMS Bryozoa: World List of Bryozoa in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhyacichthys aspro Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharodon carcharias Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Agkistrodon contortrix Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Meleagris gallopavo Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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