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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

(Manusela mosaic-tailed rat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild Pepper-Grass)
 

Featured Species

(Moray)
 

Extreme Species

(Killer Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.40 tons (3,987.50 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(Least Sandpiper)
 
provides Food for 2
(Long-eared Owl)
 

Common Species

badger  bison  cheetah  chickadee  chicken  deer  donkey  duck  elk  finch  garlic  goat  gorilla  grapefruit  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  kangaroo  lamprey  lemon  lion  lizard  lynx  mammal  mole  monkey  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  partridge  peanut  reindeer  salamander  sea lion  squirrel  starling  stork  sturgeon  tiger  toad  tortoise  turkey  walrus  wasp  watermelon  woodpecker 

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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 2Raptor Predation on Wintering Shorebirds, G. Page and D. F. Whitacre, The Condor, Vol. 77, No. 1 (Spring, 1975), pp. 73-83
Melomys fraterculus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium virginicum Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnothorax herrei Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcinus orca Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Asio otus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris minutilla Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
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