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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

(Grey-backed Hawk)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(beech scale)
 

Featured Species

(oneband anemonefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Bottlenose Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 7.17 tons (6,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(pink sugarcane mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bat  beetle  blackbird  butterfly  cardinal  chicken  corn  crane  crow  deer  dog  donkey  finch  giraffe  goat  grouse  hippopotamus  koala  lettuce  llama  loon  otter  palm  panda  panther  parrot  pigeon  porpoise  rabbit  raccoon  salamander  scallop  seahorse  seal  shark  snake  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  toad  trout  tuna  vanilla  walnut  wheat  wren 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Leucopternis occidentalis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryptococcus fagisuga Species recognized by Miller G., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Amphiprion frenatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Saccharicoccus sacchari Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Saccharum spontaneum subsp. aegyptiacum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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