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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

(Unicolored Tree Rat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(aquarium watermoss)
 

Featured Species

(Indian butterflyfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Long-finned Pilot Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.17 tons (1,060.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Ladino Clover)
 
provides Food for 2
(clover leaf weevil)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  blackbird  camel  cardinal  cat  chickadee  chicken  cougar  coyote  crocodile  deer  donkey  dove  eel  emu  finch  garlic  goat  goose  gorilla  grouse  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  jay  koala  lion  loon  manatee  monkey  nuthatch  ostrich  parakeet  peanut  pig  radish  rice  salamander  salmon  sparrow  termite  tomato  vanilla  watermelon  weasel  wren 

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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
Echimys unicolor Species recognized by Woods C.A., 2001-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Salvinia adnata Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaetodon mitratus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Globicephala melas Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypera punctata Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium repens Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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