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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

(Cachorrito de Charco Azul)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Canada goldenrod)
 

Featured Species

(Frederici's leporinus)
 

Extreme Species

(Sun-fish)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Two-spotted goby)
 
provides Food for 2
(Rock cook)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bat  bison  camel  caribou  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  coyote  daffodil  deer  eel  elephant  emu  kingfisher  lettuce  lime  marigold  moose  mouse  mussel  octopus  orange  ostrich  panda  partridge  pig  pine  rabbit  raccoon  radish  ray  rice  roach  salamander  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  shark  swallow  tiger  turkey  walrus  wolf  yak 

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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 2Dietary composition and the potential of food competition between 0-group cod (Gadus morhua L.) and some other fish species in the littoral zone, Karen Fjøsne and Jakob Gjøsæter, ICES Journal of Marine Science, 53: 757–770. 1996
Cyprinodon veronicae Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Solidago canadensis Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leporinus friderici Species recognized by Group expert : Garavello, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cetorhinus maximus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ctenolabrus rupestris Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gobiusculus flavescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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