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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

(Yag Baligi)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(night jasmine)
 

Featured Species

(Toothpony)
 

Extreme Species

(Skeete)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.82 tons (1,650.00 kg)

Species Relation

(marguerite)
 
provides Food for 2
(hard wax scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  banana  bat  bear  cactus  cardinal  cat  cinnamon  cow  coyote  daffodil  deer  donkey  dove  emu  fish  fox  frog  jay  kangaroo  lime  lizard  llama  mammal  manatee  moose  opossum  parakeet  porpoise  rabbit  robin  sea lion  shark  skunk  soybean  stork  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  tiger  tomato  tortoise  wasp  watermelon  wheat  woodpecker  zebra 

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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
Pseudophoxinus anatolicus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cestrum nocturnum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gazza minuta Species recognized by Group expert : Woodland, D., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Manta birostris Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes sinensis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Argyranthemum frutescens Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
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