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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

(Zuniga's dark rice rat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(crown-of-thorns starfish)
 

Featured Species

(St. Thomas tree)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

(cherry plum)
 
provides Food for 2
(Funerary Dagger Moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bear  bee  bison  cow  crocodile  daffodil  dolphin  frog  giraffe  goat  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  human  hyena  insect  jaguar  kingfisher  lark  leopard  lime  llama  macaw  mammal  mole  monkey  partridge  rabbit  raccoon  radish  ray  reindeer  reptile  roach  robin  seal  sheep  soybean  sturgeon  tiger  trout  violet  walrus  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker  zebra 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Melanomys zunigae Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthaster planci Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bauhinia tomentosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acronicta funeralis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus cerasifera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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