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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

(Cuatro Cienegas Slider)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(showy balloonvine)
 

Featured Species

(threespot humbug)
 

Extreme Species

(Blue Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 149.92 tons (136,000.00 kg)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 110 years

Species Relation

(Surf clam)
 
provides Food for 2
(northern moonsnail)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  condor  cow  crow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  donkey  dove  duck  grouse  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  human  iguana  koala  loon  lynx  marigold  moose  mouse  octopus  parrot  pine  porpoise  reindeer  reptile  roach  salmon  shark  swan  tiger  violet  watermelon  weasel  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 2Additive interactions between the moon snail Euspira heros and the sea star Asterias forbesi, two predators of the surfclam Spisula solidissima, Eric J. Weissberger, Oecologia (1999) 119:461-466
Trachemys taylori Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardiospermum grandiflorum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dascyllus trimaculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lunatia heros Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-10-27, in Catalog of Life 2011
Spisula solidissima Species recognized by Huber M., 2010-09-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
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