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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

(Sulu Kukri Snake)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Snouted Treefrog)
 

Featured Species

(peacock wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(smallscaled flatfish)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  beetle  bison  caribou  cheetah  chipmunk  cinnamon  corn  crane  crocodile  daffodil  dolphin  dove  eel  flamingo  fox  gerbil  goat  grouse  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  kiwi  koala  lark  leopard  lime  lion  moth  mouse  otter  palm  parrot  rabbit  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  salamander  salmon  shark  squirrel  swan  turkey 

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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 2Feeding ecology of three tonguefishes, genus Cynoglossus (Cynoglossidae) in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan, Gun Wook Baeck, Joo Myun Park and Hiroaki Hashimoto, Animal Cells and Systems, Vol. 15, No. 4, December 2011, 325-336
Oligodon meyerinkii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scinax ruber Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thalassoma pavo Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon europaeus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cynoglossus abbreviatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tritodynamia rathbunae Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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