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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

(Yosemite Toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Asian mustard)
 

Featured Species

(Pyramis mitre)
 

Extreme Species

(Narwhal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.38 tons (1,250.00 kg)

Species Relation

(chokecherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Reticulated Sparganothis)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  banana  butterfly  cardinal  chimpanzee  condor  daffodil  deer  donkey  eel  elephant  grouse  hamster  hickory  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  lettuce  lime  macaw  mammal  manatee  marigold  mole  moose  moth  nemo  octopus  orange  orangutan  pigeon  pine  rat  ray  reindeer  reptile  rice  salamander  sea lion  seal  snake  soybean  thrush  vanilla  walnut  whale  wheat  woodpecker 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Anaxyrus canorus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Brassica tournefortii Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Mitra pyramis Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-12-12, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Monodon monoceros Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Sparganothis reticulatana Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus virginiana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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