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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

(Hong Kong Cascade Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(African-lily)
 

Featured Species

(Opalescent pearlfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Blue Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 149.92 tons (136,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 110 years

Species Relation

(giant granadilla)
 
provides Food for 2
(gingging scale)
 

Common Species

badger  bear  beetle  bison  caribou  cat  chickadee  chipmunk  corn  cougar  fish  frog  gorilla  grouse  hickory  iguana  jay  koala  lion  loon  lynx  macaw  mammal  opossum  orange  panda  peanut  pig  pigeon  pine  rabbit  raccoon  ray  sea lion  seal  skunk  snake  soybean  sparrow  starling  termite  tiger  turkey  violet  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Amolops hongkongensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Agapanthus praecox Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptolebias opalescens Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Passiflora quadrangularis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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