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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

(Sandeater)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(broadleaf water-milfoil)
 

Featured Species

(Barb)
 

Extreme Species

(Killer Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.40 tons (3,987.50 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Kakapo)
 

Common Species

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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 2Atkinson, I.A.E.; Merton, D.V. 2006. Habitat and diet of kakapo (Strigops habroptilis) in the Esperance Valley, Fiordland, New Zealand. Notornis 53(1): 37-54
Lethrinops microdon Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Barbus humphri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcinus orca Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Strigops habroptila Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Blechnum procerum Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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