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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

(Simon's robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(orosne)
 

Featured Species

(Bellystriped blaasop)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  avocado  bear  blackbird  cinnamon  condor  daisy  deer  elk  emu  fish  frog  gerbil  grapefruit  hornbill  kingfisher  kiwi  lime  lion  manatee  marigold  mouse  mussel  nemo  octopus  opossum  otter  parakeet  partridge  puma  radish  reindeer  rice  scallop  sea lion  snake  sparrow  spider  swallow  swan  termite  vanilla  whale  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
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 2Specialization and interaction strength in a tropical plant-frugivore network differ among forest strata, Matthias Schleuning, Nico Blüthgen, Martina Flörchinger, Julius Braun, H. Martin Schaefer, and Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Ecology, in press.
Pristimantis simonbolivari Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Polygala paniculata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Arothron inconditus Species recognized by Group expert : Matsuura, K., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pogoniulus bilineatus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-27, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum subsp. cyphopetalum 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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