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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

(Black-spotted Cuscus)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(charr)
 

Featured Species

(Wheeler's knobtail gecko)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific hemlock)
Height 1 : 230 feet (70 m)

Species Relation

(silver wattle)
 
provides Food for 2
(cotton-top tamarin)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  badger  bat  beetle  bison  blackbird  cinnamon  cormorant  cougar  crane  duck  fish  giraffe  goat  gorilla  hickory  hummingbird  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  lion  mole  nuthatch  parakeet  pheasant  reindeer  roach  robin  salamander  seahorse  shark  sheep  sloth  soybean  sparrow  swallow  tortoise  trout  tuna  violet  wheat  wolf 

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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 2Proyecto Tití
Spilocuscus rufoniger Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Salvelinus fontinalis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Nephrurus wheeleri Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Tsuga heterophylla Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Saguinus oedipus Species recognized by Anthony B. Rylands, 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia dealbata Species recognized by Rico ML, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
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