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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

(Green Turtle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mauritius hemp)
 

Featured Species

(whitethroated surgeonfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 25.35 tons (23,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(pansy violet)
 
provides Food for 2
(Silver-washed Fritillary)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  bat  bear  blackbird  caribou  chipmunk  corn  crocodile  daffodil  daisy  dolphin  dove  eel  emu  finch  fish  gerbil  grapefruit  hippopotamus  insect  kiwi  lemon  lettuce  mammal  manatee  marigold  moose  mussel  nemo  peanut  pheasant  puma  rabbit  raccoon  rat  ray  reptile  salamander  snake  sparrow  titmouse  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  wasp 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Chelonia mydas Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Furcraea foetida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthurus leucopareius Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena glacialis Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Argynnis paphia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Viola tricolor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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