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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

(Copan Stream Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(horse)
 

Featured Species

(Deepsea anglerfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Narwhal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.38 tons (1,250.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Common black ground beetle)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Garter Snake)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  avocado  bear  beetle  caribou  cheetah  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  coyote  dog  dove  emu  finch  gerbil  goose  gull  hummingbird  jaguar  lark  llama  loon  moose  moth  mussel  opossum  otter  palm  panda  quail  rabbit  reptile  shark  sheep  sloth  snake  stork  toad  tomato  tuna  turtle  walnut  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Ptychohyla hypomykter Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Equus caballus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Linophryne pennibarbata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Monodon monoceros Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thamnophis sirtalis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterostichus melanarius Species recognized by Lorenz W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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