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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

(Red-tailed labeo)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Shiny Cowbird)
 

Featured Species

(Bangkok river sprat)
 

Extreme Species

(black rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.21 tons (1,100.00 kg)

Species Relation

(kinnikinnick)
 
provides Food for 2
(Townsend's chipmunk)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bear  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  cinnamon  cotton  crocodile  crow  dog  flamingo  human  hyena  iguana  jaguar  llama  loon  lynx  mole  nemo  orangutan  ostrich  otter  panda  pig  porpoise  radish  rat  rice  roach  robin  sea lion  sloth  spider  sturgeon  thrush  tortoise  turkey  vanilla  violet  wasp  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Tamias townsendii, Dallas A. Sutton, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 435, pp. 1-6 (1993)
Epalzeorhynchos bicolor Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Molothrus bonariensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Corica laciniata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Diceros bicornis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Tamias townsendii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi 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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