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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

(Irrawaddy river shark)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Hispaniolan gracile anole, Bark anole)
 

Featured Species

(Rednose tetra)
 

Extreme Species

(Whale-shark)
Adult Weight 1 : 20.61 tons (18,700.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 19 years
Male Maturity 1 : 19 years

Species Relation

(narrowleaf dock)
 
provides Food for 2
(ruby tiger moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  avocado  banana  bear  bee  caribou  cat  chicken  chimpanzee  cow  crane  crow  dog  duck  fish  giraffe  grapefruit  hornbill  hyena  kingfisher  koala  lark  lizard  mole  mouse  nuthatch  parrot  pheasant  pine  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  shark  skunk  spider  squirrel  thrush  titmouse  trout  turkey  turtle  walrus  whale  woodpecker 

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Plants sorted by height
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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Glyphis siamensis Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis distichus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemigrammus rhodostomus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhincodon typus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phragmatobia fuliginosa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rumex crispus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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