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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

(Ilgaz Mountain Grasshopper)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White-footed house ant)
 

Featured Species

(Striped tuna)
 

Extreme Species

(Minke Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 8.27 tons (7,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(sugarcane)
 
provides Food for 2
(grey mealybug)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  badger  banana  bee  bird  butterfly  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  cougar  cow  crocodile  fish  flamingo  gorilla  horse  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  koala  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  lion  llama  marigold  opossum  orange  orangutan  palm  quail  radish  rhinoceros  robin  sheep  snake  spider  squirrel  swallow  tiger  tortoise  walnut  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck 

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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
Chorthippus ilkazi Species recognized by Group expert: Cigliano MM, 2015-01-28, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Technomyrmex albipes Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarda orientalis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera acutorostrata Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ferrisia virgata Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Saccharum officinarum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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