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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

(Salmon)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(herb of grace)
 

Featured Species

(Slender sevengill shark)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(large milkweed bug)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(purple milkweed)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  butterfly  camel  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  coyote  crow  dog  dove  duck  elk  emu  fish  flamingo  fox  garlic  grapefruit  jaguar  lettuce  mammal  manatee  mole  moth  mouse  peanut  quail  reindeer  salamander  salmon  seal  sheep  skunk  swallow  thrush  tiger  toad  tuna  turkey  violet  watermelon  whale  woodpecker  wren  yak 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Oncorhynchus masou formosanus Species recognized by , 2011-09-30, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Bacopa monnieri Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Heptranchias perlo Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Vincetoxicum purpurascens Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Oncopeltus fasciatus Species recognized by , 2007-02-09, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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