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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Yellow-throated Apalis)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brown catsnake, Brown Tree Snake)
 

Featured Species

(Yellowtail catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Long-finned Pilot Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.17 tons (1,060.00 kg)

Species Relation

(wapiti or elk)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Red sheep tick)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  cactus  camel  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cotton  cow  donkey  dove  duck  fish  giraffe  grouse  hickory  horse  hyena  insect  jaguar  jay  lamprey  lark  lizard  lynx  mammal  nuthatch  opossum  orange  ostrich  palm  panda  parrot  rat  robin  salmon  scallop  shark  sloth  sturgeon  termite  thrush  tiger  tuna  turtle  weasel  wolf  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Apalis flavigularis Species recognized by , 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Boiga irregularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Pangasius pangasius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Globicephala melas Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Haemaphysalis punctata Species recognized by Horak I.G., 2004-01-03, TicksBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cervus elaphus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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