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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

(corvus grainy frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Silver-leaf poplar)
 

Featured Species

(Crocodile-tooth pipefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Shepherd's Purse)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Scots pine)
 
provides Food for 2
(Ochreous Pug Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  blackbird  butterfly  caribou  condor  deer  dolphin  dove  eel  emu  flamingo  gerbil  goat  grouse  hippopotamus  lizard  monkey  moth  mouse  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  palm  peanut  pine  raccoon  ray  reptile  rice  sea lion  seahorse  skunk  sloth  spider  swan  thrush  trout  turkey  vanilla  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  weasel  woodpecker  wren 

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Largest wingspan
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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Gephyromantis corvus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Populus alba Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Microphis cuncalus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Capsella bursa-pastoris Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupithecia indigata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus sylvestris Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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