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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

(Chinese paddlefish)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bitter Vine)
 

Featured Species

(Greater Bird's Foot Trefoil)
 

Extreme Species

(Javan rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.93 tons (1,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Dunnock)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  cactus  cardinal  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  crow  dog  dove  duck  eel  finch  gerbil  goat  gorilla  gull  iguana  kiwi  lynx  mammal  manatee  moose  mouse  orange  orangutan  panther  parrot  partridge  rabbit  radish  rhinoceros  rice  robin  sea lion  seal  soybean  sparrow  starling  toad  tomato  wolf  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Psephurus gladius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Mikania micrantha Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-25, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Lotus halophilus Species recognized by Sokoloff DD & Kramina TE, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunella modularis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryphoeca silvicola Species recognized by , 2012-04-26, SpidCat via ITIS: The World Spider Catalog in Catalog of Life 2011
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