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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

(Chinese privet)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(trailing stitchwort)
 

Featured Species

(Serpent eel)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(American Robin)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(European chicken flea)
 

Common Species

anteater  bat  bear  beetle  bird  butterfly  cactus  cardinal  cat  chickadee  corn  daffodil  elk  fish  hamster  human  hyena  kiwi  koala  lemon  llama  lynx  mammal  mouse  orange  ostrich  palm  rabbit  ray  rice  roach  robin  salamander  sea lion  shark  skunk  snake  squirrel  starling  toad  tortoise  tuna  turtle  vanilla  watermelon  weasel  yak  zebra 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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 2International Flea Database
Ligustrum sinense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stellaria alsine Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ophisurus serpens Species recognized by Group expert : McCosker, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratophyllus gallinae Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Turdus migratorius Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
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