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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

(anegada ground iguana)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(puakatau)
 

Featured Species

(European moray)
 

Extreme Species

(split-lip hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Spiny icefish)
 
provides Food for 2
(Antarctic blenny)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  caribou  cat  chicken  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  deer  dog  elephant  finch  grouse  gull  horse  hyena  iguana  jay  leopard  manatee  marigold  monkey  moth  nemo  orangutan  pigeon  porpoise  rabbit  ray  robin  sea lion  sheep  sloth  snake  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  tomato  tuna  vanilla  walnut  walrus  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  zebra 

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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 2DIET OF THE ANTARCTIC TOOTHFISH (DISSOSTICHUS MAWSONI) FROM THE ROSS SEA, ANTARCTICA (SUBAREA 88.1), J.M. Fenaughty, D.W. Stevens, S.M. Hanchet, CCAMLR Science, Vol. 10 (2003): 113–123
Cyclura pinguis Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Melinis minutiflora Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Muraena helena Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis bifida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Dissostichus mawsoni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaenodraco wilsoni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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