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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

(White catfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Ide)
 

Featured Species

(Headwater catfish)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Common Hawthorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(Lappet)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  banana  bat  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  corn  coyote  daisy  dolphin  donkey  duck  gerbil  goat  hickory  human  hummingbird  kangaroo  koala  lamprey  nemo  orange  orangutan  peanut  pine  rat  rice  seahorse  seal  skunk  soybean  starling  stork  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  titmouse  tortoise  violet  walnut  watermelon  woodchuck  wren  zebra 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Silonia childreni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Leuciscus idus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Ictalurus lupus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippopotamus amphibius Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Gastropacha quercifolia Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Crataegus monogyna Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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