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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Sociable Lapwing)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Snouted Treefrog)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

(Slender silverside)
 
provides Food for 2
(painted mackerel)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bear  bird  bison  blackbird  caribou  cat  deer  donkey  dove  fish  flamingo  goose  hummingbird  insect  jay  kingfisher  lemon  llama  loon  lynx  macaw  marigold  mole  octopus  orange  panda  peanut  pig  porpoise  puma  quail  ray  salamander  scallop  sea lion  sheep  snake  spider  starling  stork  thrush  walnut  weasel 

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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 2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
Vanellus gregarius Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Scinax ruber Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cetopsis coecutiens Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Scomberomorus regalis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypoatherina harringtonensis Species recognized by Group expert : Dyer, B., 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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