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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

(Ischikauia andersoni)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mozambique mouth-breeder)
 

Featured Species

(Tornier's Australian tree frog)
 

Extreme Species

(White Sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 104 years
Male Maturity 2 : 16 years 6 months

Species Relation

(groundivy)
 
provides Food for 3
(Red Twin-spot Carpet Moth)
 

Common Species

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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2de 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 3Ecology of Commanster
Anabarilius andersoni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreochromis mossambicus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Litoria tornieri Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser transmontanus Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Xanthorhoe spadicearia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Glechoma hederacea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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