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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

(Snail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cuban Green Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Barb)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

(wavy hairgrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(gray red-backed vole)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  cactus  camel  caribou  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cow  crane  crow  deer  donkey  elephant  emu  finch  flamingo  goose  gorilla  grouse  hamster  hornbill  jaguar  koala  lamprey  lemon  leopard  llama  lynx  marigold  monkey  moose  orange  orangutan  pine  porpoise  rabbit  rice  scallop  shark  skunk  soybean  sparrow  spider  starling  swallow  turkey  wasp  watermelon  weasel  wheat 

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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 2Analysing diet of small herbivores: the efficiency of DNA barcoding coupled with high-throughput pyrosequencing for deciphering the composition of complex plant mixtures, Eeva M Soininen, Alice Valentini, Eric Coissac, Christian Miquel, Ludovic Gielly, Christian Brochmann, Anne K Brysting, Jørn H Sønstebø, Rolf A Ims, Nigel G Yoccoz and Pierre Taberlet, Frontiers in Zoology 2009, 6:16
Mouldingia orientalis Species recognized by Smith B.J., Reid S. & Ponder W.F., 2002-05-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis porcatus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Barbus iturii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Clethrionomys rufocanus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Deschampsia flexuosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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