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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

(southern acornshell)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(wild boar)
 

Featured Species

(Southern red mullet)
 

Extreme Species

(Shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 10 months
Male Maturity 1 : 16 years

Species Relation

(wrinkled swimming crab)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bigscale scorpionfish)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  blackbird  camel  cat  chimpanzee  corn  cotton  cougar  crane  daffodil  donkey  flamingo  frog  hippopotamus  hyena  iguana  jay  lemon  lettuce  llama  mammal  manatee  monkey  mouse  nuthatch  opossum  ostrich  panther  parakeet  partridge  pig  rabbit  raccoon  rhinoceros  salamander  sea lion  sheep  starling  swan  titmouse  tomato  trout  vanilla  violet  walrus  watermelon  woodpecker 

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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 2TROPHIC HABITS OF RED SCORPIONFISH SCORPAENA SCROFA (OSTEICHTHYES, SCORPAENIFORMES) IN THE CENTRAL WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN, Serenella Cabiddu, Claudia Pedoni, Paola Pesci and Cristina Porcu, Rapp. Comm. int. Mer MeĢdit., 39, 2010, p. 464
Epioblasma othcaloogensis Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sus scrofa Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Upeneichthys vlamingii Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus brachyurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Scorpaena scrofa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Liocarcinus corrugatus Species recognized by Fransen, Charles, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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