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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

(Crater Salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(roundleaf chastetree)
 

Featured Species

(Minnow)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(yellow Himalayan raspberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(goral)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  asparagus  banana  blackbird  cheetah  chipmunk  cinnamon  cotton  cougar  crane  daisy  dog  dolphin  finch  flamingo  fox  gerbil  gull  human  insect  lemon  lion  llama  mole  moose  moth  nemo  orangutan  palm  parrot  peanut  pine  rabbit  radish  rat  scallop  sea lion  sheep  sloth  soybean  sparrow  sturgeon  swan  termite  tiger  turkey  turtle 

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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 2Food plants and feeding habits of Himalayan ungulates, Anjali Awasthi, Sanjay Kr. Uniyal, Gopal S. Rawat and S. Sathyakumar, CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 85, NO. 6, 25 SEPTEMBER 2003
Bolitoglossa marmorea Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Vitex trifolia subsp. litoralis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Varicorhinus macrolepidotus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Naemorhedus goral Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Rubus ellipticus 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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