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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

(Ebony)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Port Jackson Willow)
 

Featured Species

(Celebes longfin eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Beluga)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.26 tons (1,139.60 kg)
Female Maturity 2 : 17 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 2 : 118 years
Male Maturity 1 : 13 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 3
(Wolffish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  badger  bear  caribou  chickadee  cougar  coyote  crane  crow  daffodil  dog  dove  eel  emu  finch  fox  frog  human  hyena  jaguar  jay  lamprey  lark  lemon  macaw  monkey  octopus  opossum  orange  partridge  ray  rhinoceros  robin  shark  snake  squirrel  swan  termite  tiger  tomato  tortoise  turkey  wheat  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 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3CephBase - Cephalopod (Octopus, Squid, Cuttlefish and Nautilus) Database
Trochetiopsis ebenus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia saligna Species recognized by Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla celebesensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Huso huso Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alepisaurus ferox Species recognized by Group expert : Thompson, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Architeuthis physeteris Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-10-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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