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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

(Salvin's mushroomtongue salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pacific giant oyster)
 

Featured Species

(White-cheeked Tern)
 

Extreme Species

(Blainville's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.20 tons (1,088.00 kg)

Species Relation

(sacatrapo)
 
provides Food for 2
(Purple Gallinule)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  asparagus  badger  cheetah  cormorant  cougar  cow  crane  daisy  donkey  elephant  hamster  human  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  jaguar  jay  kiwi  leopard  lime  loon  macaw  manatee  monkey  octopus  orangutan  panda  pheasant  pig  pigeon  pine  porpoise  sea lion  squirrel  stork  swallow  swan  toad  tuna  turkey  vanilla  walnut  wasp  wolf 

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Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
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 2FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE PURPLE GALLINULE (Porphyrula martinica) IN THE CENTRAL LLANOS OF VENEZUELA, Zaida Tárano, Stuart Strahl and Juhani Ojasti, ECOTROPICOS 8(1-2): 53-61. 1995
Bolitoglossa salvinii Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Crassostrea gigas Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna repressa Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon densirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Porphyrio martinica Species recognized by , 2006-11-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Caperonia palustris Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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