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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

(Glaucous Macaw)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flatbottom seastar)
 

Featured Species

(Bare-eyed Honeyeater)
 

Extreme Species

(Southern Elephant Seal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.54 tons (1,400.00 kg)

Species Relation

(pomegranate)
 
provides Food for 2
(hall scale)
 

Common Species

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Anodorhynchus glaucus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Asterias amurensis Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melipotes gymnops Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mirounga leonina Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mercetaspis halli Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Punica granatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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