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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

(Schmoll's milkvetch)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese mitten crab)
 

Featured Species

(sockeye salmon or kokanee)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Fragile forktail)
 
provides Food for 3
(Eastern Newt)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  beetle  bison  blackbird  condor  cotton  crane  dove  eel  elk  finch  flamingo  grouse  hippopotamus  hyena  kingfisher  kiwi  koala  leopard  lime  llama  mammal  manatee  moth  nuthatch  panda  panther  ray  sea lion  seahorse  seal  shark  sheep  snake  spider  starling  tiger  tomato  tortoise  trout  turkey  turtle  walnut  weasel  yak 

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Fastest animals
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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. 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Astragalus schmolliae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eriocheir sinensis Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oncorhynchus nerka Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mola mola Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Notophthalmus viridescens Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ischnura posita Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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