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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

(Black-hooded Coucal)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(salt heliotrope)
 

Featured Species

(Bluntnosed sawtooth pellonuline)
 

Extreme Species

(Greater Yellowlegs)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Common Ragweed)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(pillbug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  avocado  badger  bear  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  chicken  condor  cormorant  corn  coyote  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  dolphin  dove  finch  fish  human  hyena  lime  marigold  mole  monkey  nuthatch  orange  parrot  partridge  puma  raccoon  reptile  seahorse  shark  snake  soybean  spider  swallow  watermelon  woodpecker 

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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Centropus steerii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-04-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Heliotropium curassavicum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Potamothrissa obtusirostris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tringa melanoleuca Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Armadillidium vulgare Species recognized by Schotte, Marilyn, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ambrosia artemisiifolia Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
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