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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

(false tungoiltree)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Canadian waterweed)
 

Featured Species

(White salmon)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(long-tailed macaque)
 

Common Species

badger  banana  bat  bee  bird  bison  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cotton  crocodile  frog  goat  goose  gorilla  hickory  hippopotamus  hummingbird  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  palm  panda  parrot  pheasant  pigeon  pine  porpoise  rabbit  rat  rice  scallop  seahorse  tomato  tortoise  trout  violet  walrus  watermelon  wheat  woodpecker  wren 

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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 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 2Feeding Ecology of the Long-Tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) in Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia, Carey P. Yeager, International Journal of Primatology, Vol 17, No. 1 1996, pp. 51-62
Garcia nutans Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Elodea canadensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eleutheronema tetradactylum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Macaca fascicularis Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Schradera montana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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