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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

(Alabama lamp mussel)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Fox)
 

Featured Species

(striped-face unicornfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Greater Yellowlegs)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(sapodilla)
 
provides Food for 2
(brown scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  asparagus  bear  bird  bison  blackbird  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  corn  cotton  coyote  crane  dog  duck  elephant  flamingo  fox  frog  goat  human  hummingbird  leopard  lettuce  marigold  mole  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  panther  partridge  rat  salamander  scallop  sheep  snake  sparrow  spider  swan  tiger  tomato  turkey  turtle  violet  walrus  whale  woodpecker 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Lampsilis virescens Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, FADA Bivalvia: World checklist of freshwater Bivalvia species in Catalog of Life 2011
Vulpes vulpes Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2010-10-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Naso lituratus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tringa melanoleuca Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Saissetia coffeae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Manilkara zapota Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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