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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

(Sri Lanka Grappletail)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bermuda buttercup)
 

Featured Species

(Sweet fluke)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.26 tons (1,139.60 kg)
Female Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 2 : 118 years
Male Maturity 1 : 13 years

Species Relation

(cultivated currant)
 
provides Food for 3
(Oak Eggar)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  camel  cat  condor  corn  crocodile  daisy  dolphin  gorilla  hamster  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lion  llama  loon  palm  parrot  quail  raccoon  rat  reptile  roach  robin  salamander  seal  shark  sheep  starling  swallow  swan  termite  tiger  tortoise  turkey  violet  wasp  wheat  woodpecker  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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Heliogomphus ceylonicus Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxalis pes-caprae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Microstomus kitt Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso huso Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lasiocampa quercus Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ribes rubrum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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