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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

(semaphore pricklypear)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spottail mosquitofish)
 

Featured Species

(Haplochromis torpedo kambiri)
 

Extreme Species

(common butterwort)

Species Relation

(musk mallow)
 
provides Food for 1
(Common Wood Pigeon)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bat  bee  blackbird  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  chimpanzee  coyote  crocodile  dolphin  dove  duck  emu  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  horse  human  hyena  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  leopard  lime  manatee  marigold  moose  opossum  ostrich  palm  rabbit  radish  rat  ray  reptile  rice  sheep  sloth  starling  stork  sturgeon  tomato  walnut  walrus  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  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 1Ecology of Commanster
Consolea spinosissima Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalloceros caudimaculatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Stigmatochromis pholidophorus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinguicula vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Columba palumbus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Malva moschata 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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