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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

(manena)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(lime berry)
 

Featured Species

(Buru glass perchlet)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(goat's beard)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  cockatoo  deer  dove  duck  elephant  flamingo  garlic  giraffe  hamster  hippopotamus  horse  iguana  insect  kiwi  lark  lemon  lizard  moose  mussel  octopus  partridge  peanut  pine  porpoise  puma  rabbit  reptile  roach  shark  skunk  sparrow  starling  stork  swallow  termite  tuna  turkey  vanilla  violet  walnut  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 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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Melicope cinerea Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Triphasia trifolia Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Ambassis buruensis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Aruncus dioicus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Mordellistena aspersa Species recognized by , 2007-05-10, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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