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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

(cock's spur)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sessile joyweed)
 

Featured Species

(Zebra sole)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(American beech)
 
provides Food for 2
(eastern woodrat)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bat  cat  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  crocodile  crow  dog  elephant  elk  garlic  goose  gull  hamster  human  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  lark  leopard  lettuce  manatee  mole  nuthatch  ostrich  panda  porpoise  puma  quail  rat  roach  salamander  scallop  sloth  spider  swallow  swan  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  trout  turkey  vanilla  wolf  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2Neotoma floridana, Robert W. Wiley, Mammalian Species No. 139, pp. 1-7 (1980)
Erythrina eggersii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alternanthera sessilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zebrias synapturoides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris bairdii Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Neotoma floridana Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fagus grandifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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