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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

(Sandkhol carp)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(elongated mustard)
 

Featured Species

(redmouthed goby)
 

Extreme Species

(common butterwort)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 1
(Black-headed Berryeater)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  bee  condor  cormorant  corn  cougar  cow  crow  daisy  eel  elephant  finch  flamingo  goose  gorilla  hickory  hornbill  hyena  kangaroo  mammal  manatee  marigold  moose  nuthatch  opossum  orange  partridge  pigeon  porpoise  raccoon  robin  salamander  salmon  sea lion  shark  sloth  spider  squirrel  toad  tortoise  turkey  violet  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker  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 1Frugivory in cotingas of the Atlantic Forest of southeast Brazil, Marco A. Pizo, Wesley R. Silva, Mauro Galetti, Rudi Laps, Ararajuba 10 (2): 177-185
Thynnichthys sandkhol Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Brassica elongata Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gobius cruentatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinguicula vulgaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carpornis melanocephala Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Euterpe edulis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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