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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

(Curmuca barb)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ass)
 

Featured Species

(Sailfin suckermouth catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(giraffe)
Adult Weight 1 : 1,763.71 lbs (800.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Tadpole shrimp)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  banana  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cotton  cougar  crocodile  dolphin  fish  fox  frog  garlic  giraffe  goose  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lynx  mussel  nuthatch  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  raccoon  ray  rice  robin  salmon  seahorse  shark  skunk  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  tomato  tortoise  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker  wren 

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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 2Predation in a temporary pond with special attention to the trophic role of Triops cancriformis (Crustacea: Branchiopoda: Notostraca), Dani Boix, Jordi Sala, Stéphanie Gascón & Sandra Brucet, Hydrobiologia (2006) 571:341–353
Hypselobarbus curmuca Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Equus asinus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterygoplichthys undecimalis Species recognized by Group expert : Fisch-Muller, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Giraffa camelopardalis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Triops cancriformis Species recognized by , 2005-08-10, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Megacyclops viridis Species recognized by , 2005-03-11, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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