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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

(Saharan Cypress)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Madeira vine)
 

Featured Species

(Smooth flounder)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific Red-cedar)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(Marlin-spike grenadier)
 
provides Food for 2
(Turbot)
 

Common Species

asparagus  banana  bee  cactus  camel  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  condor  daisy  deer  finch  gerbil  goose  horse  human  hummingbird  insect  jay  kiwi  lettuce  lime  llama  lynx  mussel  nuthatch  otter  panther  parakeet  pig  porpoise  quail  rhinoceros  rice  roach  salamander  seahorse  shark  starling  thrush  titmouse  tomato  trout  walnut  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck 

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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 2Feeding Habits of Fish Species Distributed on the Grand Bank, Concepción González1, Xabier Paz, Esther Román, and María Hermida, NAFO SCR Doc. 06/31, Serial No. N5251 (2006)
Cupressus dupreziana Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anredera cordifolia Species recognized by Sitko M., 2013-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pleuronectes putnami Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja plicata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Reinhardtius hippoglossoides Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nezumia bairdii Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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