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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

(Dwarf River Crab)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Strangle weed)
 

Featured Species

(Whitebark pine)
 

Extreme Species

(Blue Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 149.92 tons (136,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 110 years

Species Relation

(light glass shrimp)
 
provides Food for 2
(Zipper sand skate)
 

Common Species

beetle  butterfly  cardinal  cheetah  chipmunk  cockatoo  coyote  crow  daffodil  eel  emu  fish  grapefruit  grouse  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  insect  jay  kiwi  lark  lettuce  lime  mammal  marigold  mouse  nemo  octopus  panther  peanut  reindeer  salamander  seahorse  seal  snake  sparrow  squirrel  starling  thrush  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  watermelon  weasel  woodchuck  wren 

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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 2FOOD RESOURCE UTILIZATION OF THE SKATES Rioraja agassizii (M√úLLER & HENLE, 1841) AND Psammobatis extenta (GARMAN, 1913) ON THE CONTINENTAL SHELF OFF UBATUBA, SOUTH-EASTERN BRAZIL, MUTO, E. Y., SOARES, L. S. H. and GOITEIN, R., Rev. Brasil. Biol., 61(2): 217-238 (2001)
Liberonautes nanoides Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sargassum muticum Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus albicaulis Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Psammobatis extenta Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptochela papulata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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