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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

(Pennant's red colobus)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(chital)
 

Featured Species

(Wetherill's milkvetch)
 

Extreme Species

(Humpback Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 33.07 tons (30,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 95 years

Species Relation

(Tomatillo)
 
provides Food for 2
(White-eared Opossum)
 

Common Species

ant  beetle  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chicken  condor  daisy  eel  elephant  fox  goose  grouse  hickory  hornbill  kangaroo  lamprey  lark  lime  lion  macaw  monkey  moose  palm  panther  peanut  pine  rat  rhinoceros  rice  roach  salamander  salmon  sloth  spider  swallow  tiger  toad  tuna  turtle  walnut  watermelon  whale  wheat  woodchuck  wren  zebra 

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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 2Food Habits and Seed Dispersal by the White-Eared Opossum Didelphis Albiventris in Southern Brazil, Nilton C. Cáceres, Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ. Vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 97-104. Aug 2002
Procolobus pennantii Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Axis axis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Astragalus wetherillii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Megaptera novaeangliae Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Didelphis albiventris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum sanctaecatharinae Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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