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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

(Utah prairie dog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sweet resin bush)
 

Featured Species

(Black Mamba)
 

Extreme Species

(bowhead whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 110.23 tons (100,000.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 211 years
Male Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months

Species Relation

(White-jawed moray eel)
 
provides Food for 2
(White grouper)
 

Common Species

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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 2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
Cynomys parvidens Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Euryops multifidus Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dendroaspis polylepis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaena mysticetus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Epinephelus striatus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnothorax moringa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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