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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

(small-toothed fruit bat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese Wisteria)
 

Featured Species

(Bering cisco)
 

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

 
provides Food for 2
(malicious mealybug)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  bat  bee  blackbird  cactus  cockatoo  cotton  cougar  crocodile  crow  daisy  deer  goose  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  horse  human  jaguar  kiwi  lark  mole  moth  nuthatch  opossum  partridge  pine  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  sloth  snake  soybean  stork  swallow  swan  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  tuna  turtle  walrus  watermelon  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Neopteryx frosti Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Wisteria floribunda Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Coregonus laurettae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaena mysticetus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Peliococcus turanicus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Astracantha bactriana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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