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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

(Chornaya tubenose goby)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chilean gunnera)
 

Featured Species

(European vetch)
 

Extreme Species

(Killer Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.40 tons (3,987.50 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(Dumeril's Striped Frog)
 
provides Food for 2
(Rio Tropical Racer)
 

Common Species

armadillo  badger  beetle  cactus  cat  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  cow  daisy  deer  elephant  fish  grapefruit  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  jay  kingfisher  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lime  loon  mammal  monkey  mussel  orangutan  palm  panther  parakeet  pigeon  porpoise  rat  rice  salamander  seahorse  shark  thrush  tiger  turtle  wasp  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Dieta e uso de habitat da jararaca-do-brejo, Mastigodryas bifossatus Raddi (Serpentes, Colubridae) em domi&#769;nio subtropical do Brasil, Pedro T. Leite; Simone de F. Nunes & Sonia Z. Cechin, Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24 (3): 729–734, setembro 2007
Proterorhinus tataricus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gunnera tinctoria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Vicia disperma Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Orcinus orca Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mastigodryas bifossatus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptodactylus gracilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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