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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

(Liangbei toothed toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Clam)
 

Featured Species

(Guinean weever)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Sunflower)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  banana  cheetah  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  cotton  crocodile  crow  deer  dog  duck  eel  elk  frog  garlic  giraffe  gorilla  horse  human  llama  marigold  mouse  mussel  octopus  opossum  otter  palm  panda  panther  pheasant  porpoise  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  salmon  scallop  sheep  snake  soybean  spider  turkey  turtle  walrus  wheat  wren  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Oreolalax liangbeiensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mya arenaria Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachinus armatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Helianthus annuus Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Melissodes agilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access