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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

(Baw Baw Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European privet)
 

Featured Species

(Dragonet)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(hoary vervain)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  badger  bison  butterfly  cat  cheetah  cougar  cow  coyote  crocodile  crow  dog  dove  duck  eel  emu  fish  fox  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  hornbill  iguana  jaguar  kiwi  lemon  loon  manatee  mouse  partridge  porpoise  radish  ray  rice  sheep  snake  spider  stork  sturgeon  swallow  swan  thrush  tiger  tortoise  trout  turkey  walnut 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Community studies in pollination ecology in the high temperate Andes of Central Chile. I. Pollination mechanisms and altitudinal variation., Arroyo, M. T. K., R. B. Primack, and J. J. Armesto. 1982. American Journal of Botany 69:82-97
Philoria frosti Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ligustrum vulgare Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Callionymus planus Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Verbena stricta Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaetodemoticus chilensis Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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