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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Vaina Peluda)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Swamp Harrier)
 

Featured Species

(Peacock wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(Maneater shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.06 tons (1,870.00 kg)

Species Relation

(common box)
 
provides Food for 2
(long brown scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  butterfly  cinnamon  condor  crane  crow  daffodil  emu  flamingo  goat  goose  grouse  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  lion  llama  macaw  marigold  moth  mouse  nuthatch  ostrich  otter  palm  porpoise  radish  ray  rice  roach  salamander  seal  sheep  snake  starling  thrush  toad  tomato  tuna  walnut  woodchuck 

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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 2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
Inga sinacae Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Circus approximans Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 22-Sep-2011, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Symphodus ocellatus Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharodon carcharias Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L.J.V., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Coccus longulus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Buxus sempervirens Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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