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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

(Artichoke Cactus)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Creeping groundsel)
 

Featured Species

(Nagasaki cat shark)
 

Extreme Species

(Shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 10 months
Male Maturity 1 : 16 years

Species Relation

(Rydberg's penstemon)
 
provides Food for 2
(northern pocket gopher)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  beetle  bison  butterfly  daffodil  daisy  dolphin  donkey  elephant  gorilla  grapefruit  human  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lettuce  loon  marigold  monkey  nemo  orangutan  ostrich  otter  palm  parakeet  quail  rhinoceros  rice  robin  sheep  soybean  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  tiger  titmouse  toad  turkey  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  yak 

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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 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 2Thomomys talpoides, B. J. Verts and Leslie N. Carraway, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 618, pp. 1-11 (1999)
Obregonia denegrii Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
Senecio angulatus Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-06-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Halaelurus buergeri Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus brachyurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thomomys talpoides Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-02-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Penstemon rydbergii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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