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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

(fine-rayed pigtoe)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(millions fish)
 

Featured Species

(Tripple tail)
 

Extreme Species

(California Redwood)
Height 1 : 361 feet (110 m)

Species Relation

(birdfoot deervetch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bright Wave)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  banana  bee  camel  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  crane  donkey  fox  garlic  goose  kiwi  leopard  lime  manatee  marigold  moth  mussel  opossum  ostrich  panda  panther  partridge  pig  rat  rhinoceros  scallop  seal  shark  snake  stork  swallow  thrush  trout  tuna  vanilla  walnut  wasp  whale  wheat  woodchuck  zebra 

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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
Fusconaia cuneolus Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Poecilia reticulata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lobotes surinamensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoia sempervirens Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Idaea ochrata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lotus corniculatus Species recognized by Sokoloff DD & Kramina TE, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access