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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

(fat three-ridge)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(night jasmine)
 

Featured Species

(Lake Malawi cichlid)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Bottlenose Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 7.17 tons (6,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Green blowfly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(yellow pimpernell)
 

Common Species

ant  beetle  blackbird  camel  cat  daisy  finch  grapefruit  gull  hamster  hickory  human  hyena  insect  lamprey  leopard  lizard  llama  loon  lynx  manatee  mole  monkey  moth  opossum  palm  panda  panther  parakeet  partridge  puma  reptile  roach  salamander  scallop  sheep  sloth  squirrel  thrush  toad  tomato  trout  turkey  vanilla  violet  walnut  weasel  wolf 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Amblema neislerii Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cestrum nocturnum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fossorochromis rostratus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Taenidia integerrima Species recognized by Watson M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lucilia sericata Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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