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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

(Agua Rica leaf frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spanish Needle)
 

Featured Species

(Dindagubba)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Beaked Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 12.54 tons (11,380.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Sparkling Violetear)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  beetle  bird  camel  cardinal  cinnamon  corn  crow  daisy  dove  frog  gerbil  goose  gorilla  human  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  moose  mussel  nemo  orange  orangutan  palm  pheasant  pig  porpoise  puma  rat  reindeer  robin  sea lion  seahorse  seal  shark  soybean  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  tiger  trout  violet  watermelon  weasel  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2El néctar de especies de Puya como recurso para picaflores Altoandinos de Ancash, Perú, Letty Salinas, César Arana, Mery Suni, Rev. peru biol. v.14 n.1 Lima ago. 2007 pp. 129-134
Phyllomedusa ecuatoriana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bidens acuticaulis var. acuticaulis Species recognized by Flann C., 2011-09-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pristis zijsron Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Colibri coruscans Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Puya rauhii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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