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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

(Rhone streber)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(clubed begonia)
 

Featured Species

(River patwa)
 

Extreme Species

(hippopotamus)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.13 tons (3,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Light Bossé)
 
provides Food for 2
(Piping Hornbill)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  bat  cheetah  chipmunk  crow  daffodil  eel  emu  finch  garlic  goat  goose  hickory  hummingbird  hyena  insect  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  mammal  mole  mussel  opossum  ostrich  palm  panther  pine  quail  raccoon  radish  rat  ray  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  sheep  skunk  spider  squirrel  sturgeon  titmouse  tomato  trout  vanilla  walrus  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Seed dispersal by Ceratogymna hornbills in the Dja Reserve, Cameroon, KENNETH D. WHITNEY, MARK K. FOGIEL, AARON M. LAMPERTI, KIMBERLY M. HOLBROOK, DONALD J. STAUFFER, BRITTA DENISE HARDESTY, V. THOMAS PARKER and THOMAS B. SMITH, Journal of Tropical Ecology (1998) 14:351–371
Zingel asper Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Begonia cucullata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaetobranchus flavescens Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippopotamus amphibius Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bycanistes fistulator Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leplaea cedrata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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