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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Northern Helmeted Curassow)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(mulberry)
 

Featured Species

(ringed crayfish)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Pale-tail puller)
 

Common Species

anteater  asparagus  banana  beetle  bird  cockatoo  crocodile  crow  daisy  dolphin  dove  flamingo  fox  gorilla  grouse  hummingbird  jaguar  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  lime  mammal  manatee  nuthatch  panda  rabbit  rat  ray  reindeer  salamander  salmon  shark  sheep  skunk  soybean  spider  stork  termite  tiger  tomato  tuna  walrus  watermelon 

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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 2The Determination of Food in Digestive Tracts of Some Coral Reef Fishes from Phuket Island, Supap Monkolprasit and Khanjanapaj Lewmanomont, Proceedings of Kasetsart University Annual Conference, p. 409-426
Pauxi pauxi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 23-Jan-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Morus alba Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Orconectes neglectus Species recognized by , , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja plicata Species recognized by Farjon A., Jul-2011, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Chromis xanthura Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G.R., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tolypiocladia glomerulata Species recognized by Guiry M.D., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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