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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

(Gabrielyan's Starflowers)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(oleaster)
 

Featured Species

(Black shinner)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(rooted poppy)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  bat  butterfly  cactus  camel  caribou  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  crane  daffodil  dog  dolphin  elk  fox  gerbil  goose  hornbill  hyena  jaguar  kangaroo  llama  lynx  mammal  manatee  marigold  mole  monkey  mouse  mussel  orange  ostrich  palm  puma  rice  scallop  seahorse  seal  snake  soybean  spider  stork  termite  tiger  tortoise  tuna  violet  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Insect-flower associations in the high Arctic with special reference to nectar., Hocking, B. 1968. Oikos 19:359-388
Ornithogalum gabrielianiae Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus umbellata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudopungtungia nigra Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyperoodon ampullatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Papaver radicatum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Spilogona sanctipauli Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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