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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

(Jewfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(soft elephantsfoot)
 

Featured Species

(tall blacktip ragwort)
 

Extreme Species

(Short-finned Pilot Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Barbados nut)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bee  blackbird  cat  chicken  corn  cougar  cow  daffodil  deer  dog  eel  elephant  elk  frog  giraffe  horse  human  iguana  jaguar  kangaroo  lettuce  lion  llama  monkey  orangutan  parrot  pigeon  quail  rabbit  radish  ray  reindeer  rice  salmon  seal  snake  spider  squirrel  starling  tiger  turkey  turtle  watermelon  wheat  wolf  woodpecker 

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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 2Pollination ecology and fruiting behaviour in a monoecious species, Jatropha curcas L. (Euphorbiaceae), A. J. Solomon Raju and V. Ezradanam, CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 83, NO. 11, 10 DECEMBER 2002, pp. 1395-1398
Epinephelus itajara Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephantopus mollis Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-19, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Senecio atratus Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-27, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Globicephala macrorhynchus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Jatropha curcas Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Camponotus compressus Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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