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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Haitian Robber Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red-billed Leiothrix)
 

Featured Species

(Ruddy fusilier)
 

Extreme Species

(Blainville's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.20 tons (1,088.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Longfin codling)
 
provides Food for 2
(Dall's Porpoise)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  banana  camel  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cougar  dog  eel  elk  finch  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  hickory  horse  insect  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  lemon  loon  nuthatch  orange  palm  parrot  pheasant  pig  radish  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  sea lion  sparrow  squirrel  starling  termite  thrush  tortoise  turkey  wheat  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Food Web Relationships of Northern Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca : a Synthesis of the Available Knowledge, Charles A. Simenstad, Bruce S. Miller, Carl F. Nyblade, Kathleen Thornburgh, and Lewis J. Bledsoe, EPA-600 7-29-259 September 1979
Eleutherodactylus amadeus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Leiothrix lutea Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterocaesio pisang Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon densirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phocoenoides dalli Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Laemonema longipes Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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