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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

(Sichuan Arbor-vitae)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common centipede)
 

Featured Species

(Saussure's Desert Grasshopper)
 

Extreme Species

(Whale-shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 20.61 tons (18,700.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 19 years
Male Maturity 1 : 19 years

Species Relation

(American Mountain-ash)
 
provides Food for 2
(Clear Dagger Moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  badger  bat  bison  butterfly  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  coyote  crane  crocodile  donkey  eel  frog  gerbil  goat  horse  hyena  kangaroo  kiwi  lemon  lion  llama  mole  octopus  palm  panda  pheasant  pig  puma  seal  sloth  spider  squirrel  tiger  tortoise  turtle  violet  whale  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  wren  yak  zebra 

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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
Thuja sutchuenensis Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Scolopendra morsitans Species recognized by Lewis J., 2006-02-27, ChiloBase: A World Catalogue of Centipedes (Chilopoda) for the web in Catalog of Life 2011
Derotmema saussureanum Species recognized by Group expert: Otte D, 2015-01-28, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhincodon typus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acronicta clarescens Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorbus americana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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