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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

(Green Peafowl)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Graham's Anole)
 

Featured Species

(North Umpqua kalmiopsis)
 

Extreme Species

(Sumatran rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,260.00 kg)

Species Relation

(camberwell beauty)
 
provides Food for 2
(Great Crested Flycatcher)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  bat  bird  butterfly  cheetah  chimpanzee  cotton  cougar  deer  dove  duck  elephant  fish  fox  garlic  giraffe  gorilla  grouse  hamster  hummingbird  hyena  lark  lemon  monkey  moth  mussel  ostrich  pig  pine  rhinoceros  seahorse  skunk  sparrow  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swan  thrush  titmouse  tortoise  trout  vanilla  weasel  woodchuck  yak  zebra 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Pavo muticus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis grahami aquarum Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Kalmiopsis leachiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myiarchus crinitus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nymphalis antiopa Species recognized by Watson, G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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