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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

(Chaperno)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(tropical wild petunia)
 

Featured Species

(Far Eastern catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain-ash)
Height 1 : 246 feet (75 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Taiwan macaque)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  bat  bear  bison  chipmunk  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  daffodil  dolphin  donkey  frog  garlic  grouse  gull  hummingbird  iguana  jaguar  kangaroo  lark  lemon  leopard  lime  lion  macaw  mouse  nemo  octopus  orangutan  pine  raccoon  reptile  seal  skunk  sparrow  sturgeon  termite  tomato  tortoise  tuna  turkey  walnut  walrus  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2Food Habits of Formosan Rock Macaques (Macaca cyclopis) in Jentse, Northeastern Taiwan, Assessed by Fecal Analysis and Behavioral Observation, Hsiu-Hui Su and Ling-Ling Lee, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 22, No. 3, 2001, pp. 359-377
Lonchocarpus yoroensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ruellia brevifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Silurus asotus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus regnans Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Macaca cyclopis Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thladiantha nudiflora Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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