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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

(Flores Monarch)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common chickweed)
 

Featured Species

(Electra)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Common Ragweed)
 
provides Food for 2
(Brown-headed Cowbird)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bee  blackbird  cactus  chickadee  chicken  condor  cougar  crow  daisy  deer  donkey  emu  flamingo  gerbil  goat  gorilla  grouse  horse  jaguar  kingfisher  lamprey  macaw  monkey  nemo  octopus  orange  orangutan  ostrich  pig  pigeon  pine  porpoise  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  seahorse  sheep  spider  squirrel  thrush  vanilla  walnut  weasel  wheat  zebra 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Symposiachrus sacerdotum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerastium fontanum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Placidochromis electra Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon densirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Molothrus ater Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
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