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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

(Hoge’s Toadhead Turtle, Hoge’s Side-necked Turtle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(swamp stonecrop)
 

Featured Species

(Eastern Casquehead Iguana)
 

Extreme Species

(Gray Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 31.42 tons (28,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Deepsea whiptail)
 
provides Food for 2
(Sea perch)
 

Common Species

asparagus  beetle  blackbird  camel  cheetah  chicken  corn  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  eel  elk  emu  finch  flamingo  garlic  giraffe  goose  hickory  hornbill  human  jaguar  lemon  lime  lizard  marigold  mole  monkey  octopus  palm  panda  parakeet  pig  puma  quail  radish  rhinoceros  roach  shark  skunk  sloth  sparrow  squirrel  titmouse  turkey  turtle  vanilla  wheat  woodpecker 

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Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
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 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 2Diets of fishes of the upper continental slope of eastern Tasmania: content, calorific values, dietary overlap and trophic relationships, S.J.M. Blaber and C.M. Bulman, Marine Biology 95, 345-356 (1987)
Mesoclemmys hogei Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Crassula helmsii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Laemanctus longipes Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eschrichtius robustus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Helicolenus percoides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidorhynchus denticulatus Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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