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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

(black-faced lion tamarin)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(brittle waternymph)
 

Featured Species

(cornflower sargeantmajor)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Asian Fairy-bluebird)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  bear  bird  cactus  cheetah  chipmunk  corn  cotton  crocodile  daffodil  daisy  donkey  elephant  fish  flamingo  grapefruit  hamster  hornbill  horse  hyena  jaguar  jay  lamprey  lime  loon  lynx  opossum  pheasant  rabbit  raccoon  radish  reindeer  scallop  skunk  snake  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  termite  thrush  tiger  toad  violet  wasp  wolf  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Fastest animals
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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Leontopithecus caissara Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Najas minor Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chrysiptera cyanea Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Irena puella Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus consociata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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