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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Panamanian golden frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Logwood)
 

Featured Species

(Flabby driftfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Australian longfinned eel)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years

Species Relation

(Antarctic krill)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wilson's Storm-Petrel)
 

Common Species

ant  bison  cactus  cardinal  cat  cockatoo  corn  daffodil  dove  finch  fox  garlic  goose  iguana  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lemon  marigold  moose  mouse  orange  ostrich  otter  panda  pheasant  pig  pine  rabbit  rhinoceros  seal  shark  soybean  sparrow  stork  termite  tiger  toad  tomato  tuna  turkey  turtle  vanilla  violet  watermelon  whale  yak 

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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 1Frimpong, 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. 2DENSITIES OF ANTARCTIC SEABIRDS AT SEA AND THE PRESENCE OF THE KRILL EUPHAUSIA SUPERBA, BRYAN S. OBST, The Auk 102: 540-549. July 1985
Atelopus zeteki Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Haematoxylum campechianum Species recognized by Lewis GP, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Tubbia tasmanica Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla reinhardtii Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Oceanites oceanicus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphausia superba Species recognized by Brinton E., Ohman M.D., Townsend A.W., Knight M.D. & Bridgeman A.L., 2002-11-22, ETI WBD: World Biodiversity Database (Euphausiacea) in Catalog of Life 2011
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