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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

(Slender-billed Curlew)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Least Weasel)
 

Featured Species

(Yepez tube-snouted ghost knifefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Narwhal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.38 tons (1,250.00 kg)

Species Relation

(field sorrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Beet Powdery Mildew)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  banana  bird  bison  cactus  camel  cheetah  cotton  crane  deer  dog  eel  fish  giraffe  hamster  hornbill  hummingbird  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lion  lynx  moose  moth  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  ostrich  peanut  pheasant  ray  reptile  rice  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  sheep  skunk  snake  soybean  swan  termite  vanilla  wasp  watermelon  wolf  yak 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Numenius tenuirostris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mustela nivalis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-20, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sternarchorhynchus yepezi Species recognized by Group expert : Albert, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Monodon monoceros Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Erysiphe betae Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxalis tenuifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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