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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

(Newton's grassland frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(smokebush)
 

Featured Species

(Pearlspot fairy basslet)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Bottlenose Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 7.17 tons (6,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Indian jujube)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bengal Fox)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  bear  bee  butterfly  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crocodile  donkey  elephant  flamingo  fox  giraffe  goat  goose  grouse  human  jay  kiwi  koala  lettuce  macaw  mouse  opossum  palm  peanut  pine  seahorse  soybean  spider  squirrel  swallow  thrush  tiger  titmouse  trout  turtle  violet  whale  woodchuck  woodpecker  yak 

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Nocturnal animals
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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 2DIETARY NICHE SEPARATION BETWEEN SYMPATRIC FREE-RANGING DOMESTIC DOGS AND INDIAN FOXES IN CENTRAL INDIA, ABI TAMIM VANAK AND MATTHEW E. GOMPPER, Journal of Mammalogy, 90(5):1058–1065, 2009
Ptychadena newtoni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Buddleja madagascariensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Selenanthias analis Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Vulpes bengalensis Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ziziphus mauritiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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