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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

(Togo slippery frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese yam)
 

Featured Species

(Cabali)
 

Extreme Species

(white rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.40 tons (2,175.00 kg)

Species Relation

(common nut clam)
 
provides Food for 2
(Red mullet)
 

Common Species

beetle  bison  cardinal  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  cockatoo  cotton  coyote  crocodile  crow  daffodil  deer  dove  eel  fox  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  grapefruit  hyena  iguana  lime  lynx  mammal  mole  monkey  mussel  opossum  ostrich  panda  panther  puma  quail  rabbit  rat  rhinoceros  rice  robin  salmon  skunk  sloth  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  tiger  wasp  wren  zebra 

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Venomous animals

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 2Régime alimentaire du Rouget de roche (Mullus surmuletus L.) (Téléostéen, Mullidae) de la côte nord-ouest méditerranéenne du Maroc (région de M’diq), Maryam EL BAKALI, Mostafa TALBAOUI & Abdenbi BENDRISS, Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique, Rabat, section Sciences de la Vie, 2010, n°32 (2), 87-93.
Conraua derooi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dioscorea oppositifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caranx lugubris Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratotherium simum Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mullus surmuletus Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nucula nucleus Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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