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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

(Comoro Friar)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(broadleaf water-milfoil)
 

Featured Species

(Corydoras catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(California red fir)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(Small Reed Mace)
 
provides Food for 2
(Bulrush Wainscot)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  badger  bee  beetle  butterfly  caribou  chicken  cockatoo  cormorant  crocodile  crow  fish  flamingo  fox  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  human  hummingbird  iguana  lamprey  lark  lemon  lime  lizard  mole  monkey  opossum  ostrich  palm  pheasant  pig  rabbit  raccoon  radish  robin  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sheep  swallow  swan  titmouse  tortoise  turtle  walnut  walrus 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Amauris comorana Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Corydoras reynoldsi Species recognized by Group expert : Reis, R., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies magnifica Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nonagria typhae Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Typha angustifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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