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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

(Maritime worm salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spottail mosquitofish)
 

Featured Species

(Nepalese Autumn Poppy)
 

Extreme Species

(Black-throated rock-fish)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 157 years

Species Relation

(Californian Black Oak)
 
provides Food for 2
(black-punctured kermes)
 

Common Species

beetle  bird  bison  blackbird  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  cougar  crocodile  crow  daisy  duck  finch  flamingo  fox  giraffe  goat  gull  hickory  hummingbird  iguana  lark  lemon  lime  llama  loon  lynx  marigold  mole  mussel  opossum  ostrich  panda  peanut  pigeon  porpoise  raccoon  radish  reptile  rice  salmon  seahorse  sheep  sloth  snake  titmouse  vanilla  walnut  wasp  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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Oedipina maritima Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalloceros caudimaculatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Meconopsis autumnalis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes borealis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Allokermes essigi Species recognized by Miller G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Quercus kelloggii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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