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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

(alfilerillo)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tecolote)
 

Featured Species

(Plain bonito)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 49.60 tons (45,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Coyote)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Bubonic plague)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  beetle  bison  cactus  camel  cheetah  corn  cow  coyote  daisy  dolphin  donkey  emu  flamingo  garlic  goose  hamster  hornbill  horse  hyena  jaguar  kiwi  lamprey  marigold  moth  orangutan  palm  parrot  pig  raccoon  reptile  rice  shark  sheep  skunk  sparrow  squirrel  swan  termite  tiger  toad  tomato  violet  weasel  wheat  wolf  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 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Machaonia woodburyana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Centaurea melitensis Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcynopsis unicolor Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Yersinia pestis Species recognized by Garrity G.M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Canis latrans Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-20, in Catalog of Life 2011
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