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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

(Golden Snub-nosed Monkey)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(transparent sea squirt)
 

Featured Species

(Barb)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(European chestnut)
 
provides Food for 1
(California scale)
 

Common Species

asparagus  banana  bat  bear  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  cougar  crane  crocodile  eel  frog  giraffe  gull  hippopotamus  hummingbird  jay  koala  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  llama  mussel  nemo  opossum  palm  peanut  pheasant  pine  rabbit  ray  rhinoceros  rice  skunk  spider  starling  sturgeon  swallow  turtle  violet  wasp  whale  woodchuck  wren 

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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 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Rhinopithecus roxellana Species recognized by Anthony B. Rylands, 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ciona intestinalis Species recognized by van der Land J., 2007-10-01, URMO: UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms in Catalog of Life 2011
Osteochilus pentalineatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Diaspidiotus perniciosus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Castanea sativa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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