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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

(Toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(silkrubber)
 

Featured Species

(Buccaneer anchovy)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific hemlock)
Height 1 : 230 feet (70 m)

Species Relation

(long-leaf pondweed)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(Bore-drain fish)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  badger  bison  cheetah  chickadee  cinnamon  cormorant  cougar  cow  daffodil  daisy  donkey  eel  fish  frog  goat  grouse  gull  hornbill  horse  iguana  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  lime  moose  nuthatch  ostrich  panther  pigeon  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  seahorse  shark  tomato  trout  tuna  turkey  vanilla  wasp  wolf  woodpecker  wren 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Nectophrynoides wendyae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Funtumia elastica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stolephorus baganensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tsuga heterophylla Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gambusia holbrooki Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Potamogeton nodosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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