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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

(Banggai Crow)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fishhook waterflea)
 

Featured Species

(short wingcup)
 

Extreme Species

(split-lip hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Tepui Parrotlet)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  bat  bee  bison  butterfly  cheetah  chicken  cockatoo  cotton  dog  dolphin  donkey  finch  flamingo  garlic  gerbil  goat  gorilla  hummingbird  jaguar  lamprey  lark  lizard  loon  mammal  manatee  mole  monkey  moth  orangutan  ostrich  palm  panda  partridge  peanut  rat  reptile  scallop  shark  skunk  stork  tiger  titmouse  tortoise  wasp  woodpecker 

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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 2The fruits of selectivity: how birds forage on Goupia glabra fruits of different ripeness, H. Martin Schaefer, Veronika Schaefer, J Ornithol (2006) 147:638–643
Corvus unicolor Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cercopagis pengoi Species recognized by Kotov A, Forró L, Korovchinsky NM, PetruseknA, 2013-01-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Schultesia brachyptera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis bifida Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nannopsittaca panychlora Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Goupia glabra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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