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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

(Walia ibex)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flathead catfish)
 

Featured Species

(sainfoin)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(rockpool prawn)
 
provides Food for 2
(Round goby)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  avocado  banana  bear  bee  cactus  cat  condor  crocodile  daffodil  deer  donkey  duck  eel  elephant  flamingo  garlic  goat  insect  leopard  lettuce  lynx  mole  octopus  opossum  otter  palm  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  pigeon  puma  radish  rat  ray  rice  salamander  snake  sparrow  spider  swallow  tiger  turkey  vanilla  wheat  woodpecker  yak 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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 2Diet composition of two gobiid species in the Khadzhibey Estuary (North-Western Black Sea, Ukraine), Sergiy Kudrenko, Yuriy Kvach, ACTA UNIVERSITATIS NICOLAI COPERNICI PRACE LIMNOLOGICZNE NR 24 – LIMNOLOGICAL PAPERS N° 24 NAUKI MATEMATYCZNO-PRZYRODNICZE – ZASZYT 112 – TORUŃ 2005
Capra walie Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pylodictis olivaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Onobrychis viciifolia Species recognized by Adams BR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Neogobius melanostomus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Palaemon elegans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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