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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

(Peruvian Plantcutter)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Kahila garland-lily)
 

Featured Species

(Krefft's ray)
 

Extreme Species

(Lake Sturgeon)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 152 years

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(patas monkey)
 

Common Species

banana  bird  bison  cactus  camel  cardinal  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  cougar  dove  duck  elk  emu  frog  jaguar  jay  mole  mussel  octopus  opossum  orangutan  parakeet  pig  quail  raccoon  radish  ray  reindeer  roach  salamander  salmon  scallop  shark  sheep  sparrow  starling  swallow  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  turtle  walrus  wasp  weasel  whale  wheat  woodpecker  zebra 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Interspecific and Temporal Variation of Ant Species Within Acacia drepanolobium Ant Domatia, a Staple Food of Patas Monkeys (Erythrocebus patas) in Laikipia, Kenya, LYNNE A. ISBELL1 AND TRUMAN P. YOUNG, American Journal of Primatology 69:1387–1398 (2007)
Phytotoma raimondii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hedychium gardnerianum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Malacoraja kreffti Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser fulvescens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Erythrocebus patas Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Crematogaster mimosae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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