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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

(rough hornsnail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Hemlock woolly adelgid)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow angelfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(pineapple scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  bat  bear  beetle  bison  camel  cheetah  crow  daisy  dove  eel  finch  garlic  giraffe  gorilla  hickory  hornbill  lamprey  lark  lynx  marigold  mole  moth  mouse  nemo  octopus  ostrich  pig  raccoon  reindeer  rice  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  snake  starling  termite  thrush  toad  tomato  tortoise  tuna  turtle  walrus  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Pleurocera foremani Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Adelges tsugae Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Holacanthus ciliaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Diaspis bromeliae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aechmea bromeliifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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