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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

(Sardinian Mountain Bush-cricket)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bluebanded sea perch)
 

Featured Species

(fierasfer)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.58 tons (1,430.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Spotted Flycatcher)
 
provides Food for 2
(Eleonora's Falcon)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  bison  cheetah  chipmunk  cockatoo  corn  cotton  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  dove  duck  finch  flamingo  gerbil  hickory  horse  hummingbird  iguana  leopard  manatee  moose  ostrich  otter  pheasant  pig  rat  reptile  robin  scallop  sea lion  sloth  soybean  stork  swan  titmouse  toad  turkey  vanilla  wasp  wolf  zebra 

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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 2STATUS, DISTRIBUTION, AND DIET OF ELEONORA’S FALCON (FALCO ELEONORAE) IN THE CANARY ISLANDS, Leandro De León, Beneharo Rodríguez, Aurelio Martín, Manuel Nogales, Jesús Alonso, and Carlos Izquierdo, Journal of Raptor Research 41(4):331-336 2007
Sardoplatycleis galvagnii Species recognized by Group expert: Eades D, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus kasmira Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Echiodon dentatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Delphinapterus leucas Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Falco eleonorae Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Muscicapa striata Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
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