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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(White Lauan)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(croton bug)
 

Featured Species

(Blackwing hatchetfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Italian cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(West Indian milkberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Green Honeycreeper)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  banana  bear  bee  beetle  cheetah  chipmunk  crane  crocodile  deer  donkey  eel  flamingo  frog  goose  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hummingbird  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lemon  macaw  manatee  mole  monkey  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  palm  panda  pig  quail  ray  rhinoceros  rice  roach  shark  sheep  skunk  swallow  thrush  titmouse  tuna  weasel  whale  wolf  zebra 

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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 Feeding Ecology of Tanagers and Honeycreepers in Trinidad, Barbara K. Snow and D. W. Snow, The Auk Vol. 88, No. 2 (Apr., 1971), pp. 291-322
Parashorea malaanonan Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Insignorthezia insignis Species recognized by Miller G., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Carnegiella marthae Species recognized by Group expert : Weitzman, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella eriocarpa Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Chlorophanes spiza Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Chiococca alba Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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