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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

(Sooty Albatross)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(roundleaf chastetree)
 

Featured Species

(dogtoothed goby)
 

Extreme Species

(bowhead whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 110.23 tons (100,000.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 211 years
Male Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months

Species Relation

(black bear)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Heartworm)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  armadillo  badger  banana  cat  cheetah  condor  corn  coyote  crane  daffodil  eel  elk  finch  flamingo  gorilla  iguana  kiwi  koala  lemon  leopard  lime  lynx  macaw  moose  moth  nuthatch  octopus  orange  pheasant  puma  rabbit  roach  shark  skunk  snake  spider  squirrel  swallow  termite  thrush  tiger  titmouse  violet  wasp  woodchuck  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
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 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Phoebetria fusca Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Vitex rotundifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acentrogobius caninus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaena mysticetus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dirofilaria immitis Species recognized by Gordon D., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ursus americanus Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
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