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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

(Cichlid)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(American evergreen)
 

Featured Species

(Spotless Grass Yellow)
 

Extreme Species

(Sei Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 22.05 tons (20,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(greater argonaut)
 
provides Food for 2
(Atlantic Petrel)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  avocado  badger  banana  bee  butterfly  camel  chickadee  condor  cormorant  corn  cougar  crane  daisy  deer  elephant  emu  flamingo  frog  giraffe  hamster  insect  jay  lark  lemon  lynx  mussel  nuthatch  palm  parakeet  pig  quail  raccoon  rat  reindeer  rhinoceros  snake  spider  thrush  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  walrus  wren 

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Largest wingspan
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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 2DIET OF THE ATLANTIC PETREL PTERODROMA INCERTA DURING BREEDING AT SOUTH ATLANTIC GOUGH ISLAND, N.T.W. KLAGES & J. COOPER, Marine Ornithology 25: 13–16 (1997)
Hemichromis cerasogaster Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Syngonium podophyllum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eurema laeta Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2010-07-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera borealis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterodroma incerta Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Argonauta argo Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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