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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

(Okaloosa Darter)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Australian blackwood)
 

Featured Species

(Tentacled blenny)
 

Extreme Species

(Sun-fish)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,265.00 kg)
Litter Size 2 : 300,000,000

Species Relation

(western jumping mouse)
 
provides Food for 3
(Common Garter Snake)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  badger  bat  bear  cactus  cardinal  caribou  cat  condor  cougar  cow  coyote  crane  dog  emu  finch  fox  frog  goat  goose  jay  kangaroo  lamprey  lizard  lynx  mammal  orange  orangutan  parrot  pig  pigeon  porpoise  rat  salamander  seahorse  skunk  soybean  spider  termite  tiger  trout  turtle  woodpecker 

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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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3Zapus princeps, E. Blake Hart, Mark C. Belk, Eralee Jordan, and Malinda W. Gonzalez, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 749, pp. 1–7 (2004)
Etheostoma okaloosae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia melanoxylon Species recognized by Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parablennius tentacularis Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mola mola Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thamnophis sirtalis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zapus princeps Species recognized by Holden M.E., 2002-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
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