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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

(Grand pigmy salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European wasp)
 

Featured Species

(Dash-dot barb)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(lingonberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Grizzled Skipper)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  bat  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cougar  crow  dog  donkey  elephant  elk  fox  frog  garlic  gull  hamster  horse  jay  lamprey  leopard  lime  lion  llama  monkey  moose  mussel  opossum  panther  pigeon  raccoon  ray  reptile  rice  salamander  seahorse  sparrow  spider  squirrel  stork  swan  tiger  walrus  watermelon  wheat  woodchuck 

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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 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 2Ecology of Commanster
Thorius grandis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Vespula germanica Species recognized by Gusenleitner J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Barbus atkinsoni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pyrgus malvae Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Vaccinium vitis-idaea Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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