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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

(Sawbwa barb)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Queensland fruit fly)
 

Featured Species

(charr)
 

Extreme Species

(common butterwort)

Species Relation

(Azure Damselfly)
 
provides Food for 1
(Reed Bunting)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  banana  blackbird  butterfly  cardinal  chickadee  cormorant  daffodil  daisy  finch  frog  gerbil  giraffe  goat  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  insect  lamprey  lark  lettuce  llama  lynx  macaw  mammal  monkey  moth  mouse  nemo  orangutan  panther  pheasant  pigeon  puma  roach  salamander  seahorse  seal  snake  sparrow  swallow  turkey  vanilla  woodpecker  yak 

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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
Sawbwa resplendens Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Bactrocera tryoni Species recognized by Norrbom, A. L., L. E. Carroll, F. C. Thompson, I. M. White & A. Freidberg, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Salvelinus fontinalis Species recognized by , 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
Emberiza schoeniclus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Coenagrion puella Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, Odonata: Global Species Database of Odonata in Catalog of Life 2011
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