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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

(rough pigtoe)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(narrow swordfern)
 

Featured Species

(Elephantfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Cuvier's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.98 tons (2,701.00 kg)

Species Relation

(shiny bird squid)
 
provides Food for 2
(Sooty Tern)
 

Common Species

bear  butterfly  cactus  cinnamon  cockatoo  cow  coyote  daisy  dog  duck  eel  emu  finch  fish  gorilla  hamster  hornbill  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  jay  kiwi  koala  lettuce  llama  loon  mammal  mole  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  orange  pigeon  pine  quail  rice  robin  scallop  shark  snake  stork  thrush  tiger  toad  turtle  vanilla  violet  wasp  woodchuck 

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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 2Comparative foraging ecology and ecological niche of a superabundant tropical seabird: the sooty tern Sterna fuscata in the southwest Indian Ocean, S. Jaquemet, M. Potier, Y. Cherel, J. Kojadinovic, P. Bustamante, P. Richard, T. Catry, J. A. Ramos, M. Le Corre, Mar Biol (2008) 155:505–520
Pleurobema plenum Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nephrolepis cordifolia Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Marcusenius moorii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ziphius cavirostris Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Onychoprion fuscatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ornithoteuthis volatilis Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-02-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
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