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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

(Leishan spiny toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Guinea Grass)
 

Featured Species

(Leopard cusk-eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Monterey pine)
Height 1 : 213 feet (65 m)

Species Relation

(Fiery searcher)
 
provides Food for 2
(black carpenter ant)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  bee  butterfly  cardinal  cat  chickadee  cinnamon  cougar  coyote  daisy  donkey  dove  elk  finch  flamingo  fox  goose  gorilla  hornbill  iguana  kangaroo  lemon  lime  loon  marigold  mole  moose  nemo  orangutan  parrot  partridge  rabbit  rhinoceros  robin  shark  sloth  snake  sparrow  stork  tiger  violet  weasel  woodpecker  wren  zebra 

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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
Leptobrachium leishanense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Panicum maximum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepophidium pardale Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus radiata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Camponotus pennsylvanicus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calosoma scrutator Species recognized by Lorenz W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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