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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

(Boyd's maiden fern)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(higuillo de hoja menuda)
 

Featured Species

(Compact Rush)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

(arctic dock)
 
provides Food for 2
(taiga vole)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  bee  bison  caribou  chickadee  crocodile  dolphin  donkey  duck  eel  elk  emu  finch  fox  gerbil  goat  gorilla  hornbill  human  insect  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  leopard  lion  llama  moose  octopus  opossum  ostrich  panda  panther  pig  quail  radish  ray  seal  sloth  swan  tiger  trout  vanilla  violet  wasp  watermelon 

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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 2Microtus xanthognathus, Chris J. Conroy and Joseph A. Cook, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 627, pp. 1-5 (1999)
Cyclosorus boydiae Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Piper aduncum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Juncus conglomeratus Species recognized by Kirschner J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Microtus xanthognathus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rumex arcticus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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