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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

(Gran Canaria Green Bush-cricket)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cattley guava)
 

Featured Species

(Bleeker's smoothbelly sardinella)
 

Extreme Species

(Skeete)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.82 tons (1,650.00 kg)

Species Relation

(bur clover)
 
provides Food for 2
(alpaca)
 

Common Species

armadillo  banana  bat  bee  camel  cat  chimpanzee  cormorant  crane  crow  dog  donkey  gerbil  gorilla  hickory  hippopotamus  hyena  kangaroo  kiwi  leopard  llama  lynx  manatee  mole  moose  nuthatch  orangutan  otter  panda  parakeet  pig  pigeon  pine  rabbit  raccoon  robin  scallop  sparrow  stork  sturgeon  swallow  termite  thrush  tiger  trout  wasp  woodpecker  wren  zebra 

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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 2BOTANICAL COMPOSITION OF ALPACA (Lama pacos Linn.) DIET IN A CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN RANGE OF CHILE, G. Castellaro G., F. Squella N., F. León C., and A. Raggi S., CHILEAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH 68:136-145 (APRIL-JUNE 2008)
Calliphona alluaudi Species recognized by Group expert: Eades D, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Psidium cattleianum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Amblygaster clupeoides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Manta birostris Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lama pacos Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago polymorpha Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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