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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

(Honolulu cyanea)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(octopus tree)
 

Featured Species

(Whitebait)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Elephant Seal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.65 tons (1,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(American Marten)
 
provides Food for 2
(Great Horned Owl)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  caribou  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  cow  coyote  daisy  eel  gerbil  goat  hyena  iguana  jaguar  kiwi  lark  lemon  lettuce  mammal  manatee  monkey  moose  moth  nemo  octopus  pig  pigeon  pine  puma  quail  rat  rhinoceros  robin  scallop  sea lion  shark  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  thrush  titmouse  turtle  wasp  whale  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 1Mirounga angustirostris, Brent S. Stewart and Harriet R. Huber, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 449, pp. 1-10 (1993) 2Martes americana, Tim W. Clark, Elaine Anderson, Carman Douglas, and Marjorie Strickland, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 289, pp. 1-8 (1987)
Cyanea acuminata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2008-06-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Schefflera actinophylla Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Galaxias argenteus Species recognized by Group expert : Berra, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mirounga angustirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bubo virginianus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Martes americana Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-20, in Catalog of Life 2011
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