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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

(Cuatro Cienegas killifish)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(transparent sea squirt)
 

Featured Species

(Soldier fish)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Red-throated Barbet)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  butterfly  condor  crane  daffodil  dog  donkey  eel  emu  finch  fish  garlic  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  human  insect  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  leopard  lion  mammal  marigold  mole  mussel  orange  panda  rabbit  radish  rhinoceros  roach  scallop  sea lion  shark  sheep  skunk  sturgeon  termite  tortoise  trout  turtle  vanilla  violet  whale  wheat  woodchuck  yak 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Lucania interioris Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ciona intestinalis Species recognized by van der Land J., 2007-10-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sargocentron rubrum Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Megalaima mystacophanos Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-27, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus obscura Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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