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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

(Swallowtail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(nutria)
 

Featured Species

(Kikori River Sole)
 

Extreme Species

(Sei Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 22.05 tons (20,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Black-faced Dacnis)
 

Common Species

bison  blackbird  butterfly  cheetah  cinnamon  cow  coyote  daisy  dolphin  eel  finch  fox  frog  giraffe  goat  goose  gull  hamster  horse  hyena  lamprey  lizard  mammal  manatee  moth  mouse  mussel  octopus  opossum  orange  pheasant  raccoon  ray  rice  sea lion  seahorse  shark  stork  swallow  titmouse  tomato  turkey  violet  walnut  walrus  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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Largest wingspan
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 2Frugivores at a fruiting Ficus in south-eastern Peru, Jose G. Tello, Journal of Tropical Ecology (2003) 19:717–721.
Graphium levassori Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2010-04-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myocastor coypus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2001-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptachirus kikori Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera borealis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dacnis lineata Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus pertusa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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