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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

(Loveridge's Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(JacksonÂ’s chameleon)
 

Featured Species

(Whitespot goatfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.26 tons (1,139.60 kg)
Female Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 2 : 118 years
Male Maturity 1 : 13 years

Species Relation

(leucobryum moss)
 
provides Shelter for 3
(white-footed mouse)
 

Common Species

anteater  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cat  chicken  cinnamon  corn  cotton  cougar  coyote  crocodile  dog  elephant  finch  fish  garlic  grapefruit  horse  human  hyena  insect  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lettuce  mussel  orangutan  palm  panda  pine  quail  radish  rat  reindeer  salamander  seahorse  skunk  stork  swallow  termite  vanilla  violet  whale  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Philoria loveridgei Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trioceros jacksonii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parupeneus pleurostigma Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso huso Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Peromyscus leucopus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leucobryum glaucum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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