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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Tetra)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(houttuynia)
 

Featured Species

(Swamp Cypress)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(manienie)
 
provides Food for 2
(oat mealybug)
 

Common Species

banana  butterfly  corn  cotton  crane  crow  duck  frog  garlic  goat  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  kiwi  leopard  lettuce  lime  moose  ostrich  otter  panda  parakeet  pig  rabbit  reindeer  reptile  sea lion  seal  shark  sloth  snake  spider  starling  stork  swan  termite  tiger  titmouse  trout  turtle  violet  walnut  zebra 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Rhabdalestes leleupi Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Houttuynia cordata Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Taxodium distichum Species recognized by Farjon A., Jul-2011, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phenacoccus avenae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Cynodon dactylon Species recognized by Govaerts R., 24-Oct-2006, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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