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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

(Cape Fear shiner)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(argali)
 

Featured Species

(Seabass)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(poison ivy)
 
provides Food for 2
(Raccoon)
 

Common Species

armadillo  badger  banana  bat  beetle  chimpanzee  chipmunk  corn  daisy  deer  dog  dolphin  elephant  fish  goose  gorilla  iguana  jaguar  jay  lamprey  lizard  llama  loon  moth  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  panda  parakeet  peanut  pheasant  puma  raccoon  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  scallop  shark  soybean  swallow  termite  tiger  tomato  tortoise  walnut  walrus  zebra 

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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
Notropis mekistocholas Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ovis ammon Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Odontanthias rhodopeplus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Procyon lotor Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Toxicodendron radicans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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