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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

(Yacca)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(domestic goat)
 

Featured Species

(north African jewelfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sei Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 22.05 tons (20,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Wild Cherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Clouded Silver)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  avocado  banana  beetle  cardinal  cheetah  chicken  chipmunk  crow  daffodil  donkey  duck  fish  flamingo  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hyena  lark  loon  lynx  mammal  moose  mouse  mussel  palm  panda  parrot  pig  pine  reindeer  reptile  roach  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  sheep  sloth  starling  swallow  turtle  walrus  wasp  watermelon  whale  wren 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Podocarpus purdieanus Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Capra hircus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemichromis letourneuxi Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera borealis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lomographa temerata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus avium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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