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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

(Giant Pritchardia)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Latin American fleabane)
 

Featured Species

(Blackline rasbora)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(coconut scale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  badger  bat  bee  bird  blackbird  cinnamon  coyote  deer  dog  donkey  eel  elephant  gerbil  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  hornbill  jay  kingfisher  lark  leopard  lion  macaw  mammal  mole  panda  partridge  pine  puma  radish  reindeer  salmon  spider  starling  stork  swan  tomato  tuna  turkey  vanilla  violet  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck  wren  zebra 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Pritchardia schattaueri Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Erigeron karvinskianus Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rasbora borapetensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus radiata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aspidiotus destructor Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anomianthus dulcis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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