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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

(Cachorrito Cangrejero)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Trumpet tree)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow-band fusilier)
 

Extreme Species

(flixweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Lowveld Cluster-leaf)
 
provides Food for 2
(greater kudu)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  banana  bear  bee  bird  bison  cheetah  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  daisy  dolphin  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  hamster  hyena  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  leopard  lizard  moth  nemo  palm  parakeet  peanut  pig  pigeon  pine  ray  salamander  sea lion  sheep  skunk  spider  swallow  swan  tuna  turkey  walnut  walrus  wheat  zebra 

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Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
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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 2The diet of kudus in a mopane dominated area, South Africa, J. F. Hooimeijer, F. A. Jansen, W. F. De Boer, D. Wessels, C. Van der Waal, C. B. De Jong, N. D. Otto, L. Knoop, Koedoe Vol 48, No 2, pp. 93-102 (2005)
Cyprinodon labiosus Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cecropia polystachya Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterocaesio chrysozona Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia sophia Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tragelaphus strepsiceros Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Terminalia prunioides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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