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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Dalmatian barbel-gudgeon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ramsted)
 

Featured Species

(white snake mackeral)
 

Extreme Species

(Blainville's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.20 tons (1,088.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Southern barracudina)
 
provides Food for 2
(Grey-headed Albatross)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  asparagus  bear  bee  bison  chicken  chipmunk  cinnamon  cow  coyote  crocodile  daisy  dove  elephant  emu  gerbil  goat  gorilla  grouse  gull  hippopotamus  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lark  llama  macaw  manatee  nemo  nuthatch  panther  radish  ray  robin  salmon  seal  skunk  spider  swan  tomato  tortoise  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  wren 

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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 2Exploitation of mesoscale oceanographic features by grey-headed albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma in the southern Indian Ocean, D. C. Nel, J. R. E. Lutjeharms, E. A. Pakhomov, I. J. Ansorge, P. G. Ryan, N. T. W. Klages, MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, Vol. 217: 15–26, 2001
Aulopyge huegelii Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Linaria biebersteinii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Thyrsitops lepidopoides Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesoplodon densirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Thalassarche chrysostoma Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Magnisudis prionosa Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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