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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

(Mouthbrooder)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spanish Needle)
 

Featured Species

(Alfonsino)
 

Extreme Species

(Gray Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 31.42 tons (28,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(poinsettia)
 
provides Food for 2
(eggplant mealybug)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  bee  bison  butterfly  cheetah  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  coyote  daisy  dog  elephant  elk  garlic  goat  goose  hornbill  horse  human  lemon  mammal  marigold  moose  nemo  orange  ostrich  palm  panda  pigeon  quail  rat  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  seahorse  sheep  soybean  sparrow  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swan  tortoise  walnut  weasel  woodpecker 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Tilapia bemini Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Bidens acuticaulis var. acuticaulis Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-16, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Beryx decadactylus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Eschrichtius robustus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2014-02-03, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Coccidohystrix insolita Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphorbia pulcherrima Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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