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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

(Charal de la Preciosa)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Black mangrove cichlid)
 

Featured Species

(Goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Italian cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(male bamboo)
 
provides Food for 2
(Asiatic Elephant)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  badger  bat  bear  cactus  camel  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cormorant  crow  dove  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  grapefruit  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  jaguar  lamprey  lime  lizard  lynx  monkey  mouse  nuthatch  octopus  rabbit  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  seal  soybean  spider  starling  titmouse  tomato  trout  tuna  vanilla  violet  wasp  watermelon  whale  wolf 

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Largest wingspan
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 2Ecology of the Asian Elephant in Southern India. II. Feeding Habits and Crop Raiding Patterns, R. Sukumar, Journal of Tropical Ecology Vol. 6, No. 1 (Feb., 1990), pp. 33-53
Poblana letholepis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tilapia mariae Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sicyopus auxilimentus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella eriocarpa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Elephas maximus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dendrocalamus strictus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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