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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

(Big-Bellied Glandular Bush-Cricket)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cycad aulacaspis scale)
 

Featured Species

(Stigma barb)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Lanternfish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  avocado  bear  bird  butterfly  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cougar  cow  crow  dolphin  donkey  finch  fish  goat  hickory  horse  iguana  jaguar  lamprey  lettuce  llama  manatee  moth  nemo  palm  pigeon  quail  rabbit  roach  sloth  swallow  swan  titmouse  tuna  turkey  turtle  walrus  wasp  woodpecker  wren  zebra 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Feeding ecology of three species of midwater fishes associated with the continental slope of eastern Tasmania, Australia, J. W. Young and S. J. M. Blaber, Marine Biology 93, 147-156 (1986)
Bradyporus macrogaster Species recognized by Group expert: Eades D, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aulacaspis yasumatsui Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Puntius sophore Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lampanyctodes hectoris Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphausia similis Species recognized by Brinton E., Ohman M.D., Townsend A.W., Knight M.D. & Bridgeman A.L., 2002-11-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
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