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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

(Chinese black olive)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Amur river clam)
 

Featured Species

(Walleye seaperch)
 

Extreme Species

(Indian rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.77 tons (1,602.33 kg)

Species Relation

(Restharrow)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Blue Butterfly)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  blackbird  camel  caribou  chimpanzee  condor  corn  cougar  coyote  crocodile  crow  donkey  duck  emu  fox  gerbil  giraffe  goat  hummingbird  hyena  lamprey  leopard  lizard  llama  loon  mammal  moose  orangutan  palm  pig  pine  radish  rat  robin  salamander  salmon  scallop  sheep  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  swallow  termite  titmouse  tuna  wasp  whale  woodpecker 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Canarium kipella Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Potamocorbula amurensis Species recognized by Huber M., 2010-09-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperprosopon argenteum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros unicornis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Polyommatus icarus Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ononis spinosa subsp. procurrens Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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