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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

(MonteCristo Arboreal Alligator Lizard)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Walking catfish)
 

Featured Species

(Elusive Shield-back)
 

Extreme Species

(Halibut)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 90 years

Species Relation

(common filbert)
 
provides Food for 2
(Mottled Beauty)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  bat  beetle  bird  butterfly  cactus  camel  chicken  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  cotton  coyote  dove  emu  garlic  gerbil  hippopotamus  hummingbird  koala  macaw  marigold  monkey  moose  moth  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  orange  panda  partridge  peanut  rat  rice  robin  salamander  seal  sloth  snake  sturgeon  turkey  turtle  watermelon  whale  wheat  wolf  wren  yak 

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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Abronia montecristoi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Clarias batrachus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ixalodectes megacercus Species recognized by Group expert: Rentz D, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippoglossus hippoglossus Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Alcis repandata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Corylus avellana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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