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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

(Tilapia)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(oleaster)
 

Featured Species

(Silver dollar)
 

Extreme Species

(Cuvier's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.98 tons (2,701.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Kentucky Warbler)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  avocado  banana  bison  cactus  caribou  cat  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  cow  elk  flamingo  frog  goat  goose  gorilla  hippopotamus  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  leopard  lime  llama  lynx  marigold  moose  mouse  octopus  pig  puma  quail  raccoon  ray  salamander  soybean  sparrow  swan  thrush  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  trout  turtle  wasp  wolf  wren 

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Largest wingspan
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 2Food niche overlap among neotropical frugivorous bats in Costa Rica, Jorge E. Lopez & Christopher Vaughan, Rev. Biol. Trop. (Int. J. Trop. Biol. ISSN-0034-7744) Vol. 55 (1): 301-313, March 2007
Tilapia spongotroktis Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus umbellata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mylossoma aureum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ziphius cavirostris Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oporornis formosus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Conostegia subcrustulata Species recognized by Michelangeli F.A., 2007-09-10, in Catalog of Life 2011
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