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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

(Blue Latan Palm)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(giant hogweed)
 

Featured Species

(Beautiful rockskipper)
 

Extreme Species

(chaparral yucca)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Large Green Pigeon)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  banana  bear  bison  chipmunk  crane  crocodile  daisy  elephant  emu  finch  frog  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  grapefruit  iguana  insect  jay  koala  llama  lynx  marigold  moth  octopus  panther  parrot  pheasant  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  roach  salamander  salmon  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swallow  turtle  walrus  wasp  whale  wren  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Latania loddigesii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Heracleum mantegazzianum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Istiblennius bellus Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hesperoyucca whipplei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Treron capellei Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus callophylla Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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