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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

(Hummingbird lampeye)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(spiny hands)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow-striped goatfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific Red-cedar)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(pink root mealybug)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  badger  bat  beetle  bird  butterfly  chipmunk  corn  cow  crane  deer  elk  fox  goat  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  insect  lettuce  lime  lion  macaw  moose  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  palm  pigeon  rabbit  radish  rat  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  seal  sheep  swan  termite  turkey  vanilla  violet  walrus  watermelon  woodpecker 

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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
Aplocheilichthys myersi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Charybdis hellerii Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja plicata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Heliococcus radicicola Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sanguisorba minor subsp. minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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