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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

(Toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sisal hemp)
 

Featured Species

(salmon-lipped whelk)
 

Extreme Species

(Monterey pine)
Height 1 : 213 feet (65 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Fragile forktail)
 

Common Species

asparagus  banana  bat  beetle  cheetah  corn  cougar  cow  crocodile  deer  dog  emu  finch  frog  gerbil  grouse  hippopotamus  hornbill  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lizard  mammal  mole  mussel  nemo  opossum  orange  orangutan  parakeet  pine  robin  salamander  seahorse  seal  soybean  stork  sturgeon  swallow  titmouse  weasel  whale  woodchuck 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Ansonia latidisca Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Agave sisalana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Purpura panama Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2012-12-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus radiata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ischnura posita Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tuberolachnus salignus Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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