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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

(Giant Kingbird)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(delta arrowhead)
 

Featured Species

(Cave catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(messmate)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(cacao)
 
provides Food for 2
(tessellated scale)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  banana  blackbird  butterfly  chicken  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  cow  crow  daisy  dove  elephant  emu  flamingo  garlic  goose  gorilla  hornbill  horse  iguana  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lark  lion  manatee  mouse  nemo  ostrich  otter  panther  parrot  peanut  raccoon  ray  reptile  sheep  spider  swan  trout  vanilla  whale  wren  zebra 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Tyrannus cubensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Sagittaria platyphylla Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Horaglanis krishnai Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus obliqua Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , IOPI Global Plant Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalymnatus tessellatus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Theobroma cacao 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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