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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

(Welsh Whitebeam)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Jack)
 

Featured Species

(Spotted squeaker)
 

Extreme Species

(Gervais's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 6.17 tons (5,600.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Box Mistletoe)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common jezebel)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bison  cardinal  cat  cockatoo  cotton  crocodile  crow  donkey  elk  finch  flamingo  fox  frog  gerbil  horse  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lemon  lettuce  lime  lynx  manatee  mole  mouse  nemo  nuthatch  opossum  orange  orangutan  panther  peanut  pheasant  pig  rice  roach  scallop  snake  spider  squirrel  stork  swallow  titmouse  trout  vanilla  violet  wheat 

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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 2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Sorbus leptophylla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Esox lucius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Synodontis nigromaculatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Delias nigrina Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2008-03-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Amyema miquelii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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