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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

(Dogwood)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common centipede)
 

Featured Species

(Thickskin shark)
 

Extreme Species

(Skeete)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.82 tons (1,650.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Midland Hawthorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(White-pinion Spotted)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  bat  bee  beetle  caribou  cat  chicken  cormorant  cotton  cow  crocodile  crow  daffodil  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  hickory  hornbill  horse  kangaroo  koala  manatee  mole  moth  opossum  orange  ostrich  otter  panda  panther  pig  pine  quail  rabbit  rat  seahorse  soybean  spider  starling  sturgeon  swallow  swan  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Nesohedyotis arborea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Scolopendra morsitans Species recognized by Lewis J., 2006-02-27, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus plumbeus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Manta birostris Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lomographa bimaculata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Crataegus laevigata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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