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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

(Malaga chub)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(aurochs)
 

Featured Species

(Threefinger threadfin)
 

Extreme Species

(Western white pine)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(matgrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(antler moth)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  avocado  banana  bat  bird  butterfly  cardinal  caribou  chickadee  chimpanzee  cougar  coyote  donkey  eel  elephant  goat  hickory  horse  hummingbird  insect  lamprey  lime  lynx  manatee  marigold  mole  moose  moth  nuthatch  orange  parakeet  partridge  pigeon  rabbit  ray  scallop  sheep  sparrow  squirrel  starling  swallow  swan  tortoise  tuna  turtle  wasp  woodchuck  yak 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ecology of Commanster
Squalius malacitanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bos taurus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eleutheronema tridactylum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus monticola Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerapteryx graminis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nardus stricta Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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