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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

(Chapala lamprey)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Asian marshweed)
 

Featured Species

(Red Irish lord)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(wineberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(chamois)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  bear  bee  beetle  camel  chickadee  cinnamon  cockatoo  crow  dove  duck  elephant  finch  flamingo  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  insect  kingfisher  koala  llama  loon  manatee  moth  mouse  nuthatch  orangutan  raccoon  ray  reindeer  roach  shark  swan  toad  tortoise  turkey  turtle  vanilla  walnut  wasp  whale  woodpecker  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 2Distribution and diet of chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) in Westland forests, South Island, New Zealand, Ivor J. Yockney and Graham J. Hickling, New Zealand Journal of Ecology (2000) 24(1): 31-38
Tetrapleurodon spadiceus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Limnophila sessiliflora Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus 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
Rupicapra rupicapra Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Aristotelia serrata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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