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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 teatfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(white garland-lily)
 

Featured Species

(White skate)
 

Extreme Species

(Slimehead)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 149 years

Species Relation

(Weed darter)
 
provides Food for 2
(American White Pelican)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  armadillo  asparagus  badger  bee  bird  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  camel  cinnamon  condor  crane  crow  daisy  dolphin  eel  elk  flamingo  fox  goose  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hornbill  jay  koala  lemon  marigold  moth  panther  partridge  reptile  rhinoceros  robin  salamander  scallop  sea lion  skunk  sparrow  tomato  vanilla  violet  watermelon  wheat  woodchuck  woodpecker  wren 

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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2"Diet and Prey Use Patterns of the American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Nesting at Pathfinder Reservoir, Wyoming", Scott L. Findholt and Stanley H. Anderson, Colonial Waterbirds Vol. 18, No. 1 (1995), pp. 58-68
Holothuria nobilis Species recognized by Paulay, Gustav, , WoRMS Holothuroidea: World List of Holothuroidea in Catalog of Life 2011
Hedychium coronarium Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Rostroraja alba Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hoplostethus atlanticus Species recognized by Group expert : Moore, J., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Etheostoma exile Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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