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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

(Minnow)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tecolote)
 

Featured Species

(Richardson's Least Gecko)
 

Extreme Species

(Loggerhead)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(tamarack)
 
provides Food for 2
(Variegated Midget)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  bee  bird  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  crocodile  dog  duck  elk  finch  fish  garlic  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  hornbill  lime  lion  marigold  mouse  ostrich  palm  parrot  pheasant  puma  raccoon  reindeer  rice  scallop  shark  sheep  snake  soybean  sparrow  spider  stork  violet  watermelon  weasel  wren 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Ospatulus palaemophagus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centaurea melitensis Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sphaerodactylus richardsonii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaphria versicolor Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Larix laricina Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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