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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

(Blackspot chromis)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Caribbean crazy ant)
 

Featured Species

(Obliquebanded stingfish)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(European ash)
 
provides Food for 2
(European bison)
 

Common Species

armadillo  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  chicken  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  crow  daffodil  deer  duck  eel  elephant  finch  fox  giraffe  grapefruit  gull  iguana  insect  kiwi  lettuce  lizard  llama  loon  marigold  moose  mouse  nuthatch  panther  partridge  peanut  reptile  robin  salamander  sea lion  shark  sloth  soybean  sparrow  squirrel  titmouse  walnut  walrus  watermelon  yak  zebra 

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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 eaten by the free-living European bison in Białowieża Forest, Zofia GĘBCZYŃSKA, Marek GĘBCZYŃSKI and Ewa MARTYNOWICZ, Acta Theriologica 36 (3-4), 307-313, 1991.
Azurina eupalama Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Paratrechina pubens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Minous dempsterae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinoceros sondaicus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bison bonasus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fraxinus excelsior Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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