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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

(Demonic poison frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(saltmarsh cordgrass)
 

Featured Species

(large fruit-eating bat)
 

Extreme Species

(Walrus)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.12 tons (1,012.50 kg)

Species Relation

(Mababe River Frog)
 
provides Food for 2
(Little Grebe)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bird  camel  caribou  cat  chicken  dove  eel  elk  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  hornbill  iguana  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  lark  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  lynx  macaw  mammal  moth  orangutan  peanut  pine  ray  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  shark  squirrel  termite  toad  trout  vanilla  walrus  weasel  whale  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2The Serengeti food web: empirical quantification and analysis of topological changes under increasing human impact, Sara N. de Visser, Bernd P. Freymann and Han Olff, Journal of Animal Ecology 2011, 80, 484–494
Minyobates steyermarki Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spartina alterniflora Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Artibeus amplus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Odobenus rosmarus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-20, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tachybaptus ruficollis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phrynobatrachus mababiensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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