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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

(Diyarbak?r Loach)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Amur honeysuckle)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow-spotted snake eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Guinean tilapia)
 
provides Food for 2
(Butter catfish)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  bird  condor  cougar  daisy  deer  donkey  eel  elk  finch  fish  gerbil  giraffe  goat  hickory  horse  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lime  lizard  mammal  marigold  mole  mouse  nuthatch  orangutan  otter  parakeet  peanut  pig  rabbit  radish  roach  scallop  sheep  sloth  soybean  tiger  titmouse  trout  turtle  vanilla  watermelon  whale 

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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 2Comparative analysis of trophic structure and interactions of two tropical lagoons, M.C. Villanueva, P. Lalèyè, J.-J. Albaret, R. Laë, L. Tito de Morais and J. Moreau, Ecological Modelling, Vol. 197, Issues 3-4 , 25 August 2006, P. 461-477
Schistura chrysicristinae Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lonicera maackii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Callechelys lutea Species recognized by Group expert : McCosker, J., 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Schilbe intermedius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tilapia guineensis Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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