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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

(Oaxaca Treefrog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common bugula)
 

Featured Species

(Triplethread snaggletooth)
 

Extreme Species

(Fin Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 77.16 tons (70,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 114 years

Species Relation

(fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Coroneted Fruit Dove)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  bird  bison  camel  chickadee  chipmunk  condor  cormorant  crane  crocodile  crow  dog  duck  elk  fish  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  gull  hornbill  human  iguana  jaguar  jay  koala  leopard  lime  monkey  moose  mussel  opossum  orange  ostrich  otter  panda  partridge  reptile  robin  sparrow  spider  squirrel  starling  tiger  tomato  turkey  vanilla  wasp 

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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Plectrohyla celata Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Bugula neritina Species recognized by Gordon, Dennis, , WoRMS Bryozoa: World List of Bryozoa in Catalog of Life 2011
Astronesthes trifibulatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera physalus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ptilinopus coronulatus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus tinctoria 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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