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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

(Painted frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mozambique mouth-breeder)
 

Featured Species

(Tiger shark)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(sakaki)
 
provides Food for 1
(barnacle scale)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  asparagus  badger  banana  bear  beetle  bird  butterfly  chipmunk  cinnamon  cougar  cow  deer  dog  gerbil  gorilla  hickory  hippopotamus  iguana  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  leopard  lizard  lynx  marigold  mole  moose  ostrich  palm  panther  peanut  radish  rat  ray  reindeer  reptile  scallop  sea lion  skunk  starling  titmouse  turtle  woodchuck  zebra 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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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 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Atelopus muisca Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreochromis mossambicus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Notorynchus cepedianus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes cirripediformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Cleyera japonica Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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