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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

(Small Tree Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(paddle grass)
 

Featured Species

(Hump coral)
 

Extreme Species

(Indian rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.77 tons (1,602.33 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Coltsfoot)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  banana  bird  blackbird  chipmunk  corn  cougar  crane  daffodil  daisy  deer  dove  gerbil  goat  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  kangaroo  lamprey  lime  mammal  manatee  marigold  monkey  mouse  mussel  panther  parakeet  partridge  pine  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salmon  seahorse  sheep  skunk  stork  swallow  tuna  violet  walrus  wasp  wheat  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Rhacophorus lateralis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ischaemum polystachyum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Porites annae Species recognized by Cairns S.D., Hoeksema B.W. & van der Land J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros unicornis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Keysseria helenae Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Andrena praecox Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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