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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

(Table Mountain Ghost Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bubonic plague)
 

Featured Species

(southwestern mosquitofish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sun-fish)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,265.00 kg)
Litter Size 2 : 300,000,000

Species Relation

(nutria)
 
is a Host for Parasite3
(European chicken flea)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  banana  bat  bee  beetle  butterfly  caribou  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  cormorant  crane  daisy  elk  flamingo  giraffe  grapefruit  hamster  human  kingfisher  koala  lime  llama  mole  nemo  ostrich  panda  parrot  partridge  pigeon  porpoise  radish  rat  ray  robin  salamander  scallop  sloth  snake  sturgeon  swan  trout  tuna  vanilla  wheat  wolf 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3International Flea Database
Heleophryne rosei Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Yersinia pestis Species recognized by Garrity G.M., , BIOS: Bacteriology Insight Orienting System in Catalog of Life 2011
Gambusia speciosa Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Mola mola Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratophyllus gallinae Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, Parhost: World Database of Fleas in Catalog of Life 2011
Myocastor coypus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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