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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

(Hump coral)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cuban brown anole, Brown anole)
 

Featured Species

(white flabellina)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Bonga shad)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bonga shad)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  cactus  cinnamon  cotton  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  dove  duck  finch  fox  gerbil  human  insect  lamprey  leopard  lizard  llama  lynx  mouse  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  orange  orangutan  ostrich  panda  parrot  partridge  reindeer  reptile  rice  roach  scallop  sea lion  skunk  stork  swan  titmouse  wasp  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Comparative analysis of trophic structure and interactions of two tropical lagoons, M.C. Villanueva, P. Lalèyè, J.-J. Albaret, R. Laë, L. Tito de Morais and J. Moreau, Ecological Modelling, Vol. 197, Issues 3-4 , 25 August 2006, P. 461-477
Porites eridani Species recognized by Cairns S.D., Hoeksema B.W. & van der Land J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis sagrei greyi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Flabellina babai Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ethmalosa fimbriata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ethmalosa fimbriata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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