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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

(Alachua fairy shrimp)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(aurochs)
 

Featured Species

(Madagascar Spinetail)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-finned Pilot Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

(creeping velvetgrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Rustic)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  banana  bat  bear  bird  blackbird  cat  cotton  cougar  coyote  daffodil  daisy  emu  fish  flamingo  frog  goat  goose  gull  hamster  hornbill  jaguar  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lizard  mammal  manatee  mussel  orangutan  palm  pigeon  rat  ray  robin  salamander  seal  sheep  sparrow  starling  tiger  tomato  tortoise  turkey  walnut  walrus  wolf  yak  zebra 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Branchinella alachua Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bos taurus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Zoonavena grandidieri Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Globicephala macrorhynchus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesapamea secalis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Holcus mollis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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