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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

(Australian Sealion)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Glassy-winged sharpshooter)
 

Featured Species

(Redfin worm-eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Sun-fish)
Adult Weight 1 : 2.43 tons (2,200.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Acadian hermit crab)
 
provides Food for 2
(common skate)
 

Common Species

camel  chickadee  corn  cow  crane  deer  dog  donkey  elephant  emu  finch  fox  goose  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  iguana  jaguar  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lemon  llama  nemo  orangutan  parrot  partridge  peanut  pigeon  porpoise  ray  reindeer  robin  sea lion  seal  soybean  squirrel  starling  stork  thrush  trout  tuna  violet  walrus  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
Neophoca cinerea Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Homalodisca vitripennis Species recognized by Takiya D. & Dmitriev D., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scolecenchelys laticaudata Species recognized by Group expert : McCosker, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cetorhinus maximus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leucoraja erinacea Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pagurus acadianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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