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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

(Mocha Island ground frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ambergele zeeduizendpoot)
 

Featured Species

(alkali marsh aster)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 49.60 tons (45,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Indian banyan)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oleander butterfly)
 

Common Species

bear  beetle  blackbird  cactus  camel  cheetah  chicken  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cow  daffodil  elephant  emu  gerbil  giraffe  human  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lemon  lion  lynx  marigold  octopus  panther  parakeet  pine  porpoise  rabbit  raccoon  radish  rat  rhinoceros  seal  sheep  skunk  sloth  spider  swallow  thrush  tomato  tortoise  trout  vanilla  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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Eupsophus insularis Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Alitta succinea Species recognized by Read, Geoffrey, , WoRMS Polychaeta: World Polychaeta database in Catalog of Life 2011
Almutaster pauciflorus Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-14, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Euploea core Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus benghalensis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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