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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

(Forest Coconut)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(scarletfruit passionflower)
 

Featured Species

(Elephantfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Lilac-crowned Parrot)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  asparagus  banana  blackbird  cactus  caribou  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  deer  duck  garlic  gerbil  gull  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  hyena  insect  kiwi  leopard  lion  lynx  mammal  manatee  mole  moose  nuthatch  orange  otter  partridge  peanut  pigeon  rabbit  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  spider  squirrel  sturgeon  termite  thrush  titmouse  tortoise  turkey  woodchuck 

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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 2LILAC-CROWNED PARROT DIET AND FOOD RESOURCE AVAILABILITY: RESOURCE TRACKING BY A PARROT SEED PREDATOR, KATHERINE RENTON, The Condor 103:62–69 (2001)
Voanioala gerardii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Passiflora foetida Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mormyrus caschive Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Amazona finschi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Comocladia macrophylla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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