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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

(Spring robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Asian paddle crab)
 

Featured Species

(lined arrowfin goby)
 

Extreme Species

(River eel)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 88 years

Species Relation

(feltleaf willow)
 
provides Food for 2
(brown lemming)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  bat  beetle  bird  bison  camel  caribou  chipmunk  condor  cormorant  cotton  daisy  donkey  finch  fox  hickory  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  macaw  marigold  monkey  moose  mussel  octopus  opossum  otter  pigeon  porpoise  roach  robin  salamander  shark  sheep  snake  starling  swallow  titmouse  toad  trout  watermelon  woodpecker 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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. 2Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
Pristimantis crenunguis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Charybdis japonica Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxyurichthys ophthalmonema Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lemmus sibiricus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix alaxensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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