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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

(parectatus robber frog or Rana diminuta)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chain-forming dinoflagellate)
 

Featured Species

(Brightchin dragonfish)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Whitemouth drummer)
 

Common Species

bat  blackbird  cactus  cat  cheetah  chickadee  cinnamon  cotton  crocodile  elephant  fish  flamingo  garlic  grapefruit  grouse  horse  hummingbird  iguana  jay  lark  loon  lynx  mammal  monkey  moose  moth  nemo  orangutan  ostrich  palm  parakeet  porpoise  puma  reindeer  rice  salamander  sheep  sloth  sparrow  squirrel  tortoise  trout  turtle  vanilla  violet  wasp  weasel  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Food web of a SW Atlantic shallow coastal lagoon: spatial environmental variability does not impose substantial changes in the trophic structure, Laura Rodríguez-Graña, Danilo Calliari, Daniel Conde, Javier Sellanes, Roberto Urrutia, Mar Ecol Prog Ser 362: 69–83, 2008
Pristimantis parectatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnodinium catenatum Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Melanostomias globulifer Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Micropogonias furnieri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nephtys fluviatilis Species recognized by Fauchald, Kristian, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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