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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

(Gristle-headed splayfoot salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(nutgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Slender sillago)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Right Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 49.60 tons (45,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(jawla paste shrimp)
 
provides Food for 2
(Jew fish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  bear  bird  cactus  cougar  cow  coyote  dove  elephant  garlic  gerbil  goose  gorilla  hickory  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lettuce  manatee  moose  mussel  panther  parakeet  partridge  pig  raccoon  rat  ray  shark  sloth  snake  squirrel  starling  toad  trout  violet  walnut  wasp  watermelon  weasel  wheat  wolf  wren  yak 

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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 2FOOD AND FEEDING HABITS OF THE DEMERSAL FISHES OFF BOMBAY, C. SUSEELAN AND K.V. SOMASEKHARAN NAIR, 1969, Indian J. Fish. 16 : 56-74
Chiropterotriton chondrostega Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyperus rotundus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sillago attenuata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eubalaena australis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Johnius carutta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acetes indicus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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