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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

(Crater Salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(hiptage)
 

Featured Species

(five lined threadfin bream)
 

Extreme Species

(Humpback Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 33.07 tons (30,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 95 years

Species Relation

(Grooved brain coral)
 
provides Food for 2
(helmet coralsnail)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  bat  bear  bird  cardinal  caribou  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  fox  goat  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  kingfisher  leopard  lettuce  lion  loon  mammal  moose  moth  nemo  opossum  orange  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  pig  puma  rabbit  rat  ray  rice  sloth  sturgeon  swallow  trout  turkey  turtle  violet  wasp  watermelon  whale  woodchuck  yak  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 2del Monaco, Carlos, Estrella Villamizar, and Samuel Narciso. "Selectivity of preys of Coralliophila abbreviata and C. caribaea in coral reefs of the National Park Morrocoy, Venezuela: an experimental approximation/Selectividad de presas de Coralliophila abbreviata y C. caribaea en arrecifes coralinos del Parque Nacional Morrocoy, Venezuela: una aproximacion experimental." Latin American Journal of Aquatic Research 38.1 (2010): 57+. Academic OneFile. Web. 15 July 2014.
Bolitoglossa marmorea Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hiptage benghalensis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Nemipterus celebicus Species recognized by Group expert : Russell, B., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Megaptera novaeangliae Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Coralliophila galea Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2012-06-09, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Diploria labyrinthiformis Species recognized by Cairns S.D., Hoeksema B.W. & van der Land J., , URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms in Catalog of Life 2011
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