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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

(Colchic Masterwort)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fire ant)
 

Featured Species

(Bikini moray)
 

Extreme Species

(Sundew)

Species Relation

(plum)
 
provides Food for 1
(March Moth)
 

Common Species

bat  bear  bee  bison  cardinal  caribou  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  coyote  crane  dog  donkey  finch  frog  gull  hamster  hippopotamus  hummingbird  kingfisher  kiwi  mole  moose  mouse  opossum  orange  otter  palm  panda  parakeet  pigeon  porpoise  quail  raccoon  ray  sea lion  seal  sheep  sparrow  swallow  termite  tiger  titmouse  tuna  turtle  wasp  yak 

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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 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Astrantia colchica Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Solenopsis geminata Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Enchelycore bikiniensis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosera peltata Species recognized by Culham A., , Droseraceae Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Alsophila aescularia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus domestica Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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