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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

(Rota Bridled White-eye)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(giant hogweed)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(California Redwood)
Height 1 : 361 feet (110 m)

Species Relation

(fan clubmoss)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(Eastern American Toad)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  cactus  cat  chimpanzee  cow  coyote  crane  elephant  elk  emu  finch  flamingo  frog  garlic  gull  hickory  hornbill  horse  insect  jaguar  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  loon  moose  octopus  otter  partridge  peanut  porpoise  rabbit  seahorse  shark  sheep  soybean  sparrow  squirrel  starling  swan  thrush  tiger  tortoise  turkey  vanilla  wheat  woodchuck  woodpecker  zebra 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Zosterops rotensis Species recognized by , 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Heracleum mantegazzianum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Orinocodoras eigenmanni Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoia sempervirens Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus americanus americanus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Diphasiastrum digitatum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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