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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

(polychrus robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Sauerkraut bryozoan)
 

Featured Species

(Golden African snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(black rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.21 tons (1,100.00 kg)

Species Relation

(strawberry tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(barnacle wax scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  bear  bee  beetle  butterfly  cockatoo  corn  cotton  coyote  crow  deer  dog  dolphin  donkey  fox  frog  grouse  gull  hickory  horse  iguana  jay  koala  loon  marigold  monkey  moose  orange  orangutan  panda  pig  rabbit  radish  reindeer  rhinoceros  robin  salamander  seal  shark  skunk  snake  sparrow  stork  swan  tuna  turkey  vanilla  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Pristimantis polychrus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zoobotryon verticillatum Species recognized by Bock, Phil, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus fulgens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Diceros bicornis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes rusci Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Arbutus unedo Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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