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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

(ala trout)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Ladino Clover)
 

Featured Species

(Timberlake mealybug)
 

Extreme Species

(purslane speedwell)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(weeping fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Brown Fulvetta)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  asparagus  avocado  badger  bat  bear  bird  cat  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cow  crane  daisy  dog  dove  grapefruit  gull  hickory  lamprey  marigold  moth  mouse  mussel  nemo  octopus  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  panda  parakeet  pine  ray  rhinoceros  sea lion  seahorse  sheep  spider  squirrel  termite  tuna  walrus  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck  yak 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Salmo platycephalus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium repens Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dysmicoccus timberlakei Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Veronica maximowicziana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alcippe brunneicauda Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus benjamina Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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