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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

(Tree frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ribbed mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Tripletail)
 

Extreme Species

(cutleaf geranium)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(yellow alfalfa)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Bud and stem nematode)
 

Common Species

avocado  blackbird  camel  cat  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  coyote  crow  dog  eel  finch  fox  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  horse  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  lemon  lettuce  lizard  mammal  marigold  palm  partridge  pig  pigeon  porpoise  rabbit  radish  rat  reindeer  roach  seahorse  sparrow  stork  sturgeon  swan  thrush  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  violet  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Phyllodytes auratus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Geukensia demissa Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2010-03-31, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lobotes pacificus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium dissectum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ditylenchus dipsaci Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago sativa Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access