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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

(Snail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(firefish)
 

Featured Species

(Barred filefish)
 

Extreme Species

(flixweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Bird Cherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Eurasian Blackbird)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  beetle  bird  bison  caribou  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  crane  daisy  donkey  duck  eel  elk  flamingo  goat  hamster  hornbill  human  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lemon  leopard  lion  mouse  nemo  octopus  orange  panther  parakeet  partridge  peanut  pig  rhinoceros  salamander  salmon  scallop  seal  squirrel  sturgeon  wasp  whale  wolf 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Birds and berries: a study of an ecological interaction. Calton, Great Britain, Snow B.K., Snow D.W., 1988, T & AD Poyser. 268 p.
Mouldingia orientalis Species recognized by Smith B.J., Reid S. & Ponder W.F., 2002-05-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterois volitans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cantherhines dumerilii Species recognized by Group expert : Hutchins, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia sophia Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Turdus merula Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus padus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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