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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

(Gabal Elba Dragon Tree)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(conch apple)
 

Featured Species

(Java loach)
 

Extreme Species

(common butterwort)

Species Relation

(Virginia pine)
 
provides Shelter for 1
(Eastern Bluebird)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  beetle  chimpanzee  cotton  cougar  coyote  crane  daisy  duck  frog  grapefruit  grouse  hamster  hornbill  hyena  insect  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  llama  lynx  ostrich  otter  palm  parakeet  pigeon  pine  rat  ray  rhinoceros  roach  salmon  shark  skunk  snake  sparrow  spider  starling  turtle  vanilla  walnut  walrus  whale  wheat  wolf 

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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 1Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Dracaena ombet Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Passiflora maliformis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Pangio oblonga Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinguicula vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Sialia sialis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus virginiana Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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