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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

(Guayacon Bocon)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Amur river clam)
 

Featured Species

(Sidestrap rasbora)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Madagascan flying fox)
 

Common Species

bird  bison  cardinal  caribou  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  dove  duck  eel  emu  frog  gorilla  gull  hamster  hummingbird  insect  koala  lamprey  lettuce  lime  loon  monkey  moose  mouse  orange  pheasant  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  seal  sheep  spider  termite  tomato  tortoise  walrus  wasp  whale  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2Fruit-frugivore interactions in a Malagasy littoral forest: a community-wide approach of seed dispersal, An Bollen, UNIVERSITEIT ANTWERPEN 2003
Gambusia eurystoma Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Potamocorbula amurensis Species recognized by Huber M., 2010-09-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rasbora lateristriata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pteropus rufus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bakerella ambongoensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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