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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

(Kuhl's Lorikeet)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Boneseed)
 

Featured Species

(Roach)
 

Extreme Species

(Sundew)

Species Relation

(Richardson's ground squirrel)
 
provides Food for 1
(Prairie Falcon)
 

Common Species

ant  bee  bison  blackbird  cactus  chickadee  chimpanzee  crocodile  daffodil  duck  eel  elephant  garlic  gerbil  grapefruit  hippopotamus  horse  human  hummingbird  lamprey  llama  monkey  orangutan  ostrich  panda  parrot  pheasant  pigeon  pine  rabbit  radish  reptile  salmon  seahorse  shark  sheep  sloth  starling  stork  sturgeon  swan  tortoise  tuna  violet  weasel  wren 

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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 1FOOD HABITS AND NEST CHARACTERISTICS OF BREEDING RAPTORS IN SOUTHWESTERN WYOMING, Patricia A. MacLaren, Stanley H. Anderson, and Douglas E. Runde, Great Basin Naturalist Vol. 48, No. 4 pp. 548-553 (1988)
Vini kuhlii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chrysanthemoides monilifera Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rutilus rutilus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosera peltata Species recognized by Culham A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Falco mexicanus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Urocitellus richardsonii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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