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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Short-crested Coquette)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pilampwoia)
 

Featured Species

(Thai gizzard shad)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

(pepperbush)
 
provides Food for 2
(Goatweed leafwing butterfly)
 

Common Species

armadillo  banana  beetle  cat  cheetah  chickadee  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  crocodile  crow  deer  donkey  eel  finch  fish  frog  garlic  goat  hickory  hippopotamus  human  iguana  kiwi  lemon  lettuce  lion  llama  marigold  mole  moose  mouse  octopus  panda  parrot  peanut  quail  reptile  sea lion  seal  sheep  starling  sturgeon  swan  tiger  wolf  woodchuck 

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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
Lophornis brachylophus Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia confusa Species recognized by Rico M.L., 1994, ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Anodontostoma thailandiae Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., Jul-2011, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaea andria Species recognized by Beccaloni G., 10/05/2011, LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Croton heptalon Species recognized by Govaerts R., 04-Jan-2011, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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