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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

(El Cusuco Salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Asian paddle crab)
 

Featured Species

(Chinese longsnout catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(hippopotamus)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.13 tons (3,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Grey tilefish)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bat  bear  bird  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  chimpanzee  chipmunk  dolphin  emu  fox  goat  hornbill  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  kangaroo  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  lion  llama  lynx  macaw  mammal  mole  monkey  nuthatch  opossum  orange  radish  rat  reindeer  roach  seal  spider  swan  thrush  tuna  turtle  vanilla  walnut  walrus  watermelon  weasel  wheat  wren 

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Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
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 2Ross, J.L., 1982. Feeding habits of the gray tilefish, Caulolatilus microps (Goode and Bean, 1878) from North Carolina and South Carolina waters. Bull. Mar. Sci. 32(2): 448-454
Bolitoglossa diaphora Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Charybdis japonica Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leiocassis longirostris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippopotamus amphibius Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caulolatilus microps Species recognized by Group expert : Dooley, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ophiophragmus pulcher Species recognized by Stöhr, Sabine, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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