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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

(Whitewood)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(garden asparagus)
 

Featured Species

(Bastard soldierfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Whaler shark)
Female Maturity 1 : 20 years 6 months
Male Maturity 1 : 20 years 3 months

Species Relation

(Mottled Bolete)
 
provides Mutual for 2
(European white birch)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  beetle  bird  bison  camel  caribou  cinnamon  corn  crocodile  crow  deer  dolphin  eel  elephant  elk  emu  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  grouse  hickory  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  leopard  lion  manatee  marigold  mouse  mussel  octopus  otter  parakeet  pig  scallop  seal  shark  squirrel  trout  tuna  violet  wasp  wheat  woodpecker 

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Largest wingspan
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 2Ecology of Commanster
Petrobium arboreum Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Asparagus officinalis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myripristis jacobus Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carcharhinus obscurus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula pendula Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leccinum variicolor Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access