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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

(Mountain Pygmy Possum)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Silver seabream)
 

Featured Species

(Morishidol)
 

Extreme Species

(Sumatran rhinoceros)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.39 tons (1,260.00 kg)

Species Relation

(southern flying squirrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Timber rattlesnake (atricaudatus))
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  badger  banana  bear  bison  cardinal  condor  coyote  crane  crow  daisy  deer  duck  elephant  elk  garlic  goat  gull  hamster  insect  leopard  loon  mole  mouse  mussel  orangutan  panda  parakeet  partridge  pig  rabbit  radish  ray  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  scallop  shark  sheep  snake  spider  swallow  thrush  walrus 

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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 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 2Diet of the Timber Rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus, Rulon W. Clark, Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 494-499, 2002
Burramys parvus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sparus aurata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zanclus cornutus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Crotalus horridus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Glaucomys volans Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
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