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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

(Big-Bellied Glandular Bush-Cricket)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Caulerpa)
 

Featured Species

(Small mullet)
 

Extreme Species

(giraffe)
Adult Weight 1 : 1,763.71 lbs (800.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Canadian fir)
 
provides Food for 2
(chainspotted geometer)
 

Common Species

ant  bird  cactus  camel  chicken  chipmunk  cinnamon  cockatoo  cougar  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  dog  dove  eel  frog  goat  hickory  hummingbird  insect  kiwi  lemon  lizard  manatee  nemo  nuthatch  panther  partridge  peanut  pig  rat  reindeer  salmon  sea lion  sheep  soybean  sparrow  stork  sturgeon  thrush  tiger  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  violet  wheat  wolf  yak 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Bradyporus macrogaster Species recognized by Group expert: Eades D, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caulerpa taxifolia Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Liza saliens Species recognized by Group expert : Harrison, I., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Giraffa camelopardalis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cingilia catenaria Species recognized by Beccaloni, G. W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies balsamea Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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