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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

(Light Red Meranti)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White-footed house ant)
 

Featured Species

(Frechkop's sole)
 

Extreme Species

(Monterey pine)
Height 1 : 213 feet (65 m)

Species Relation

(Cheetah)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(feline roundworm)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  bird  camel  chicken  cormorant  daffodil  deer  finch  flamingo  frog  gerbil  goat  goose  hickory  hornbill  insect  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lark  lemon  lime  llama  loon  mammal  marigold  nuthatch  parrot  peanut  pigeon  pine  rabbit  reindeer  reptile  roach  skunk  snake  soybean  sparrow  stork  termite  tortoise  turkey  weasel  wheat  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Shorea leprosula Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Technomyrmex albipes Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Microchirus frechkopi Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus radiata Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Toxocara cati Species recognized by Gordon D., , NZIB: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity in Catalog of Life 2011
Acinonyx jubatus Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2014-02-03, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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