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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

(Grenadines Clawed Gecko)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Arum Lily)
 

Featured Species

(Victory whiptail)
 

Extreme Species

(bur clover)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Blackthorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(European fruit scale)
 

Common Species

badger  beetle  blackbird  camel  caribou  cat  chickadee  cockatoo  cormorant  daffodil  donkey  dove  fox  gerbil  giraffe  goose  gorilla  hickory  hornbill  hyena  lemon  manatee  marigold  monkey  orange  ostrich  palm  panther  pheasant  pig  pine  porpoise  puma  rabbit  rat  salamander  seal  sheep  skunk  sparrow  squirrel  tomato  turtle  walnut  wasp  woodchuck 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Gonatodes daudini Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zantedeschia aethiopica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Asthenomacrurus victoris Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago polymorpha Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus spinosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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