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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

(White-winged Guan)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common carp)
 

Featured Species

(Blueband whiptail)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(yellowstripe armyworm)
 
provides Food for 2
(striped lynx spider)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bee  bird  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cougar  cow  donkey  elephant  emu  finch  fish  fox  frog  grapefruit  hickory  hummingbird  insect  koala  lamprey  leopard  lizard  monkey  moth  octopus  ostrich  palm  pig  pigeon  pine  rat  reptile  rhinoceros  sea lion  sparrow  squirrel  thrush  tiger  titmouse  trout  wasp  watermelon  wheat  woodpecker  zebra 

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Largest wingspan
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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2PREY OF THE STRIPED LYNX SPIDER OXYOPES SALTICUS (ARANEAE, OXYOPIDAE), ON COTTON IN THE DELTA AREA OF MISSISSIPPI, Timothy C . Lockley and Orrey P. Young, 1987. The Journal of Arachnology 14:395-397
Penelope albipennis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyprinus carpio Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Coelorinchus matamua Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris bairdii Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxyopes salticus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spodoptera ornithogalli Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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