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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

(spectaclecase)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brown trout)
 

Featured Species

(orangedotted tuskfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(North American Least Shrew)
 
provides Food for 2
(Red-tailed Hawk)
 

Common Species

armadillo  beetle  camel  corn  cotton  coyote  donkey  dove  duck  elephant  giraffe  goat  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  koala  lamprey  lettuce  lizard  lynx  marigold  mole  monkey  moose  moth  mouse  nuthatch  ostrich  panda  parrot  partridge  pig  puma  raccoon  reindeer  scallop  sparrow  swan  termite  thrush  tiger  tuna  whale  wheat  wolf 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Cumberlandia monodonta Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Salmo trutta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Choerodon anchorago Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Buteo jamaicensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryptotis parva Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
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