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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

(blackbrush wattle)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Catfish)
 

Featured Species

(Baldwin's razorfish)
 

Extreme Species

(bowhead whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 110.23 tons (100,000.00 kg)
Female Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months
Maximum Longevity 1 : 211 years
Male Maturity 1 : 22 years 6 months

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(hard wax scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  badger  banana  bee  beetle  cactus  caribou  cheetah  chicken  corn  cougar  coyote  crow  daisy  deer  dolphin  duck  fox  frog  gerbil  giraffe  gull  hippopotamus  insect  jaguar  kiwi  lettuce  lime  monkey  orange  ostrich  parakeet  pheasant  pigeon  rabbit  rat  reptile  seal  snake  spider  squirrel  termite  tuna  turtle  vanilla  violet  wasp 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Acacia anegadensis Species recognized by Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterygoplichthys ambrosettii Species recognized by Group expert : Fisch-Muller, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Iniistius baldwini Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaena mysticetus Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes sinensis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Burchellia bubalina Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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