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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

(Chinese Evergreen Magnolia)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese privet)
 

Featured Species

(very drab)
 

Extreme Species

(bowhead whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 110.23 tons (100,000.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 211 years
Male Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months

Species Relation

(Virginia Strawberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(strawberry aphid)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  badger  bat  beetle  bird  blackbird  cat  chimpanzee  condor  cotton  crane  crow  deer  donkey  finch  fish  frog  giraffe  grouse  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  kangaroo  lion  llama  macaw  mammal  marigold  moose  mouse  opossum  orangutan  panther  peanut  pine  reptile  salamander  seal  skunk  sloth  snake  squirrel  trout  walrus  wasp  wren 

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Nocturnal animals
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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Magnolia delavayi Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ligustrum sinense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centropyge heraldi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaena mysticetus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaetosiphon fragaefolii Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fragaria virginiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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