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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

(White-rumped Vulture)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(African basil)
 

Featured Species

(Nor'-West snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(Intermountain bristlecone pine)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 4731 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Little Auk)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  bee  butterfly  chicken  condor  coyote  daffodil  elephant  emu  fish  fox  garlic  goat  gorilla  hornbill  horse  insect  kiwi  lamprey  lion  lizard  loon  lynx  manatee  octopus  opossum  orange  palm  panda  parakeet  partridge  peanut  pigeon  ray  reindeer  rhinoceros  salmon  skunk  sparrow  spider  squirrel  sturgeon  thrush  woodpecker  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 2Estimating prey capture rates of a planktivorous seabird, the little auk (Alle alle), using diet, diving behaviour, and energy consumption, Ann Marie Aglionby Harding, Carsten Egevang, Wojciech Walkusz, Flemming Merkel, Ste ́phane Blanc, David Grémillet, Polar Biol (2009) 32:785–796
Gyps bengalensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ocimum gratissimum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lethrinus nebulosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus longaeva Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alle alle Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calanus glacialis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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