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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Sintenis' Holly)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(mulberry)
 

Featured Species

(Atlantic red herring)
 

Extreme Species

(Douglas fir)
Height 1 : 246 feet (75 m)

Species Relation

(garden sorrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Red Apion Weevil)
 

Common Species

banana  bat  cactus  cardinal  chicken  chipmunk  crocodile  deer  donkey  eel  giraffe  goose  hummingbird  insect  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lizard  loon  mammal  moth  mouse  mussel  opossum  orange  orangutan  panther  parrot  peanut  porpoise  raccoon  roach  skunk  sloth  soybean  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  thrush  turtle  walnut  walrus  wasp  watermelon  woodpecker  zebra 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Ilex sintenisii Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Morus alba Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Etrumeus acuminatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudotsuga menziesii Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Apion frumentarium Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , WTaxa: Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
Rumex acetosa Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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