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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

(Oaxaca Hummingbird)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European Hare)
 

Featured Species

(Snake eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Sundew)

Species Relation

(aleppo milletgrass)
 
provides Food for 1
(Bermuda grass scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  banana  caribou  cat  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  corn  goat  grapefruit  hippopotamus  human  insect  jaguar  koala  lime  llama  loon  marigold  mouse  otter  palm  panda  peanut  pig  pigeon  pine  quail  rabbit  raccoon  radish  salamander  seal  sloth  spider  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  swallow  tortoise  trout  tuna  walnut  watermelon  whale  woodpecker  wren 

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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 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Eupherusa cyanophrys Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-06, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus europaeus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-03-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pisodonophis boro Species recognized by Group expert : McCosker, J., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosera peltata Species recognized by Culham A., , Droseraceae Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Odonaspis ruthae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorghum halepense Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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