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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

(Jocotoco Antpitta)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(guanaco)
 

Featured Species

(Cayenne spiny rat)
 

Extreme Species

(Javan rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.93 tons (1,750.00 kg)

Species Relation

(weeping fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Golden-crested Myna)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  caribou  cat  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  condor  corn  cotton  cow  crane  dove  fish  gorilla  hippopotamus  hyena  iguana  jay  lamprey  leopard  lion  lizard  marigold  monkey  moose  moth  nuthatch  orange  peanut  porpoise  radish  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  shark  sparrow  spider  starling  sturgeon  tomato  trout  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  weasel 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Grallaria ridgelyi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lama guanicoe Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Proechimys cayennensis Species recognized by Woods C.A., 2001-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ampeliceps coronatus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus benjamina Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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