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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

(Usambara Spotted Worm Snake)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tucunare)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(white rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.40 tons (2,175.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Highland Breadfruit)
 
provides Food for 2
(southern blossom bat)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  bison  cardinal  chipmunk  cotton  cow  crane  crow  daffodil  donkey  dove  elephant  finch  fish  flamingo  fox  garlic  giraffe  hippopotamus  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  lime  lion  lynx  macaw  moose  octopus  orange  panda  pheasant  pig  pine  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  shark  sloth  starling  swallow  toad  tortoise  walnut  walrus  wheat  woodchuck 

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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Afrotyphlops gierrai Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cichla ocellaris Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus lutjanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratotherium simum Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Syconycteris australis Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus dammaropsis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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