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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

(Karl-Henrikh's Centaury)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(queen's jewels)
 

Featured Species

(Marine catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Skeete)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.82 tons (1,650.00 kg)

Species Relation

(sea beet)
 
provides Food for 2
(Angle Shades Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  bison  cardinal  caribou  corn  cow  dog  donkey  dove  elephant  emu  gerbil  goose  hickory  hornbill  horse  insect  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  lark  manatee  marigold  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  parakeet  partridge  pine  puma  raccoon  ray  rhinoceros  scallop  seal  skunk  sloth  starling  stork  swallow  toad  vanilla  whale  woodpecker 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Centaurea caroli-henrici Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-17, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Antigonon leptopus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Arius venosus Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Manta birostris Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Phlogophora meticulosa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Beta vulgaris Species recognized by Gutermann, W. et al., , ChenoBase: Chenopodiaceae GSD in Catalog of Life 2011
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