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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

(Maranon Spinetail)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chinese privet)
 

Featured Species

(Lesser weever)
 

Extreme Species

(flixweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(basket willow)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Wave Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  bird  camel  caribou  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  coyote  daffodil  dog  donkey  elephant  finch  giraffe  gorilla  hornbill  hyena  iguana  jay  koala  lark  leopard  lettuce  lizard  lynx  mole  monkey  octopus  opossum  orangutan  palm  partridge  porpoise  rat  ray  robin  seal  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  thrush  tiger  titmouse  trout  turkey  wheat  wolf  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Synallaxis maranonica Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ligustrum sinense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Echiichthys vipera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia sophia Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cabera exanthemata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix viminalis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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