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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Golden skiffia)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(common water hyacinth)
 

Featured Species

(Pabda catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Asiatic Elephant)
Adult Weight 1 : 3.50 tons (3,178.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(gaur)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  condor  cotton  crane  daisy  dog  dove  fox  gorilla  gull  hamster  hickory  horse  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  lemon  lettuce  llama  loon  mammal  manatee  mole  otter  pine  quail  rice  roach  robin  salamander  scallop  sea lion  shark  sparrow  swan  titmouse  tomato  violet  watermelon  wheat  woodpecker 

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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 2Studies on the food and feeding habits of Gaur Bos gaurus H. Smith (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in two protected areas of Goa, Suman D. Gad & S.K. Shyama, Journal of Threatened Taxa | 1(2): 128-130 | February 2009
Skiffia francesae Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Eichhornia crassipes Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Ompok bimaculatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephas maximus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Bos frontalis gaurus Species recognized by , 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Helicteres isora Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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