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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

(Tenerife Speckled Lizard)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Broadleaved Pepperweed)
 

Featured Species

(blister sedge)
 

Extreme Species

(brittle-stem hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Broad-striped anchovy)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bar jack)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  beetle  bison  cardinal  cat  cinnamon  daisy  eel  elk  finch  fish  giraffe  goat  hickory  hornbill  hyena  koala  lizard  llama  loon  marigold  moose  moth  octopus  opossum  orange  peanut  pine  puma  radish  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  robin  salamander  salmon  seal  shark  swan  titmouse  tomato  wasp  watermelon  whale  wolf  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 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)
Gallotia intermedia Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium latifolium Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carex vesicata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis tetrahit Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caranx ruber Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-01-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anchoa hepsetus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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