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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

(brown teal)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Sticky Nightshade)
 

Featured Species

(Pale-shouldered Cicadabird)
 

Extreme Species

(Pennywort)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(whitespot)
 
provides Food for 2
(Plain Golden Y)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  bird  blackbird  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  cougar  coyote  dog  donkey  eel  frog  garlic  gerbil  kingfisher  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lime  loon  moth  mouse  octopus  orange  palm  panda  parakeet  peanut  pig  quail  rabbit  reptile  shark  skunk  sloth  snake  stork  tuna  wasp  weasel  wheat  woodchuck  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Anas chlorotis Species recognized by , 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum sisymbriifolium Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , Solanaceae Source in Catalog of Life 2011
Coracina dohertyi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrocotyle vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Autographa jota Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Stachys sylvatica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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