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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

(Remy's sandmat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(spiny hands)
 

Featured Species

(Little tunny)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific hemlock)
Height 1 : 230 feet (70 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Indian wax scale)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  bear  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  caribou  chickadee  cinnamon  cormorant  coyote  crow  dog  donkey  elephant  finch  frog  garlic  gerbil  goose  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  human  jay  kangaroo  koala  lemon  lime  macaw  mammal  moth  mussel  opossum  peanut  pheasant  pigeon  porpoise  ray  reptile  rice  robin  scallop  soybean  tuna  watermelon  weasel  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Euphorbia remyi Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Charybdis hellerii Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , WoRMS Brachyura: World List of marine Brachyura in Catalog of Life 2011
Euthynnus alletteratus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tsuga heterophylla Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Viburnum odoratissimum var. awabuki Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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