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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

(Tilapia)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Graham's Anole)
 

Featured Species

(speckled spur flower)
 

Extreme Species

(Leatherback Sea Turtle)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Blue morwong)
 

Common Species

bee  butterfly  cactus  cat  cinnamon  corn  dolphin  donkey  elk  emu  fox  gorilla  gull  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  insect  jaguar  koala  lamprey  lemon  lizard  manatee  monkey  opossum  orange  ostrich  otter  palm  peanut  pigeon  pine  ray  reptile  rice  skunk  sloth  spider  swallow  thrush  titmouse  tortoise  tuna  violet  wheat  woodchuck 

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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 2B. C. Russell (1983): The food and feeding habits of rocky reef fish of north‐eastern New Zealand, New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 17:2, 121-145
Oreochromis chungruruensis Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis grahami aquarum Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Plectranthus ciliatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermochelys coriacea Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nemadactylus douglasii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Epigonichthys hectori Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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