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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

(Atlas pebblesnail)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bitter Vine)
 

Featured Species

(prickly clover)
 

Extreme Species

(Gervais's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 6.17 tons (5,600.00 kg)

Species Relation

(sweet birch)
 
provides Food for 2
(birch leafminer)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bee  bison  chicken  chipmunk  crane  deer  dog  duck  eel  emu  finch  fox  giraffe  human  koala  leopard  lettuce  lizard  llama  mammal  nuthatch  octopus  orange  otter  palm  parakeet  partridge  rabbit  radish  rat  ray  reindeer  reptile  sheep  soybean  sparrow  starling  thrush  titmouse  toad  trout  tuna  walnut  whale  wheat  yak 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Somatogyrus humerosus Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, MolluscaFW: World Checklist of Freshwater Mollusca in Catalog of Life 2011
Mikania micrantha Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-25, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium echinatum Species recognized by Roskov YR, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Fenusa pusilla Species recognized by , 1996-06-24, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula lenta Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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