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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

(pele clermontia)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(woodlouse spider)
 

Featured Species

(Black blotched porcupinefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sumatran rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,260.00 kg)

Species Relation

(potter wasp)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Upland Boneset)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  bird  cactus  camel  cat  chicken  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  coyote  crow  daffodil  elk  fish  garlic  gerbil  goose  gorilla  hornbill  iguana  insect  kangaroo  koala  leopard  llama  marigold  mussel  octopus  ostrich  peanut  pig  rhinoceros  robin  scallop  sparrow  squirrel  starling  termite  thrush  toad  violet  weasel  whale 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Clermontia peleana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2008-06-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dysdera crocata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Diodon liturosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupatorium sessilifolium Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eumenes fraternus Species recognized by Gusenleitner J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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