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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

(Caye Paul robber frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European Rabbit)
 

Featured Species

(Jewelled shad)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Shumard Oak)
 
provides Food for 2
(Horace's Duskywing)
 

Common Species

ant  bat  bird  bison  cactus  camel  daffodil  dolphin  dove  duck  garlic  goat  grouse  hummingbird  koala  lamprey  lark  leopard  lizard  loon  marigold  monkey  moose  orange  panda  panther  peanut  pig  raccoon  ray  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  sheep  stork  titmouse  vanilla  walrus  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 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
Eleutherodactylus corona Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oryctolagus cuniculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ilisha megaloptera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus monticola Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Erynnis horatius Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Quercus shumardii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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