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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

(Beluga)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(crown-of-thorns starfish)
 

Featured Species

(Pacific spotted scorpionfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific hemlock)
Height 1 : 230 feet (70 m)

Species Relation

(Marbled parketnik)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black-browed Albatross)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  bee  bird  bison  cactus  cat  chickadee  crocodile  dolphin  elephant  emu  finch  fish  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  hickory  hyena  insect  jay  lark  lemon  leopard  lion  lynx  monkey  moose  moth  mouse  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  panda  parrot  pig  puma  quail  roach  salamander  sea lion  seal  spider  stork  thrush  tiger  turkey  vanilla  woodpecker 

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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 2Food and feeding ecology of the neritic-slope forager black-browed albatross and its relationships with commercial fisheries in Kerguelen waters, Yves Cherel, Henri Weimerskirch, Colette Trouve, MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES, Vol. 207: 183–199, 2000
Huso huso Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthaster planci Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , WoRMS Asteroidea: World Asteroidea database in Catalog of Life 2011
Scorpaena plumieri Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tsuga heterophylla Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Thalassarche melanophris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Muraenolepis marmorata Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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