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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Chacoan peccary)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White-footed house ant)
 

Featured Species

(shoulderspot tonguesole)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific hemlock)
Height 1 : 230 feet (70 m)

Species Relation

(chinaberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(olive parlatoria scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  camel  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  coyote  crocodile  duck  eel  elk  flamingo  gerbil  hippopotamus  hummingbird  jaguar  lion  loon  mammal  mole  monkey  mouse  mussel  octopus  parakeet  peanut  pigeon  pine  reptile  roach  salamander  scallop  seal  sloth  snake  squirrel  swallow  swan  titmouse  toad  trout  turtle  violet  wasp  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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
Catagonus wagneri Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Technomyrmex albipes Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cynoglossus lida Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tsuga heterophylla Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Parlatoria oleae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Melia azedarach Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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