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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

(Breedlove's Anole)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Jamaican anole, Jamaica Giant Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Elongate Ilisha)
 

Extreme Species

(Johnston's gum)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(Wood Frog)
 
provides Food for 2
(Red-tailed Hawk)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  banana  bird  cactus  cat  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cotton  coyote  crocodile  elephant  finch  frog  grapefruit  horse  human  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  kingfisher  lemon  lizard  lynx  manatee  mole  nemo  otter  parrot  pig  porpoise  rabbit  raccoon  radish  ray  rice  roach  sea lion  seahorse  sloth  starling  sturgeon  swan  thrush  titmouse  tuna  violet  woodpecker 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Anolis breedlovei Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis garmani Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Ilisha elongata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus johnstonii Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , IOPI Global Plant Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Buteo jamaicensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lithobates sylvaticus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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