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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

(okapi)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Humboldt's willow)
 

Featured Species

(Moorish Gecko)
 

Extreme Species

(Gervais's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 6.17 tons (5,600.00 kg)

Species Relation

(corn poppy)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bean aphid)
 

Common Species

badger  beetle  blackbird  caribou  cat  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  corn  dog  eel  emu  finch  garlic  goat  hummingbird  iguana  kingfisher  leopard  lettuce  lime  lizard  loon  marigold  nemo  orangutan  palm  parrot  pine  porpoise  puma  raccoon  rat  rice  robin  skunk  soybean  spider  swallow  swan  thrush  trout  tuna  turkey  violet  watermelon  woodchuck  wren 

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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
Okapia johnstoni Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix humboldtiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tarentola mauritanica Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphis fabae Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Papaver rhoeas Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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