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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

(golden poison frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Allspice)
 

Featured Species

(Barilius)
 

Extreme Species

(White Sturgeon)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 104 years
Male Maturity 2 : 16 years 6 months

Species Relation

(Chinese lacquer)
 
provides Food for 3
(brown scale)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  banana  bee  camel  chimpanzee  chipmunk  condor  crane  daisy  deer  dolphin  donkey  dove  eel  elephant  gerbil  goat  goose  human  hummingbird  kiwi  leopard  lettuce  lime  llama  mammal  mole  moth  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  panther  parrot  partridge  rat  seal  soybean  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  trout  tuna  turtle  walnut  weasel  yak  zebra 

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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. 2de 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 3Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Phyllobates terribilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pimenta dioica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Raiamas salmolucius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acipenser transmontanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Saissetia coffeae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Toxicodendron vernicifluum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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