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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Channel robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White pine blister rust)
 

Featured Species

(Pacific river goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.26 tons (1,139.60 kg)
Female Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 2 : 118 years
Male Maturity 1 : 13 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 3
(Smallfin lanternfish)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  badger  bat  camel  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  elephant  elk  finch  fish  fox  hippopotamus  iguana  kangaroo  koala  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lime  lizard  llama  mole  octopus  opossum  ostrich  palm  pigeon  pine  rabbit  rat  rice  scallop  sea lion  skunk  stork  thrush  tiger  toad  turkey  vanilla  woodchuck  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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3DIETS OF FOURTEEN SPECIES OF VERTICALLY MIGRATING MESOPELAGIC FISHES IN HAWAIIAN WATERS, THOMAS A. CLARKE, FISHERY BULLETIN: VOL. 78, NO.3, 1980. p. 619-640
Pristimantis sulculus Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cronartium ribicola Species recognized by Kew Mycology, 2008, Species Fungorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Awaous guamensis Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso huso Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Benthosema suborbitale Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pleuromamma xiphias Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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