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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

(Rota Bridled White-eye)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese White-eye)
 

Featured Species

(Smallhead dragonet)
 

Extreme Species

(Humpback Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 33.07 tons (30,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 95 years

Species Relation

(eastern fox squirrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Great Horned Owl)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  cactus  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  crow  fish  fox  garlic  goat  gorilla  hamster  human  iguana  lime  lizard  loon  mammal  manatee  mole  moth  ostrich  panda  peanut  pine  radish  robin  scallop  sea lion  seal  shark  soybean  swallow  termite  thrush  toad  tomato  trout  turkey  violet  walrus  weasel  whale  wheat  wren 

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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 2Sciurus niger, John L. Koprowski, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 479, pp. 1-9 (1994)
Zosterops rotensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zosterops japonicus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Callionymus erythraeus Species recognized by Group expert : Fricke, R., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Megaptera novaeangliae Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bubo virginianus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sciurus niger Species recognized by Thorington R. W. , 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
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