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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

(woodland oldfield mouse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(cycad aulacaspis scale)
 

Featured Species

(Plessis' morwong)
 

Extreme Species

(Hedge Mustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(polyphemus moth)
 
provides Food for 2
(Striped Skunk)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bear  bee  bird  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  coyote  deer  elk  frog  garlic  gorilla  gull  hippopotamus  hyena  insect  jay  kiwi  lark  lettuce  lime  macaw  mole  moose  octopus  pheasant  pine  puma  rabbit  radish  rice  robin  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sloth  snake  stork  thrush  tuna  turtle  violet  wasp  watermelon  woodpecker  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Thomasomys hylophilus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aulacaspis yasumatsui Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cheilodactylus plessisi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sisymbrium officinale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mephitis mephitis Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-20, in Catalog of Life 2011
Antheraea polyphemus Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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