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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

(Big-headed Turtle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(hardy fuchsia)
 

Featured Species

(White pomfret)
 

Extreme Species

(hippopotamus)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.13 tons (3,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

(flavoparmelia lichen)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(North american millipede)
 

Common Species

ant  bird  cardinal  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cockatoo  crane  dog  fish  frog  goose  hamster  hickory  human  insect  kiwi  lemon  lion  lynx  manatee  moth  nemo  orangutan  peanut  puma  rabbit  raccoon  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  salamander  salmon  sea lion  shark  skunk  sloth  sturgeon  swallow  tomato  vanilla  walrus  weasel  wolf  woodchuck  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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Platysternon megacephalum Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fuchsia magellanica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pampus chinensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippopotamus amphibius Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Narceus americanus Species recognized by Spelda J., 2004-02-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Flavoparmelia caperata Species recognized by Triebel D. & Rambold G., 2013-01-18, in Catalog of Life 2011
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access