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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

(Cameroon Highland Hybomys)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Callery Pear)
 

Featured Species

(Golden redbait)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

(kapoktree)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oriental Scale)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  beetle  cardinal  chickadee  chimpanzee  cougar  cow  crane  deer  eel  elephant  garlic  goat  goose  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  kingfisher  lemon  lettuce  lion  lizard  macaw  manatee  moth  nuthatch  ostrich  partridge  pig  pine  porpoise  reindeer  salmon  skunk  soybean  spider  sturgeon  toad  tomato  tuna  turkey  wasp  wheat  wren 

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Carnivorous plants
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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Hybomys eisentrauti Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pyrus calleryana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Emmelichthys struhsakeri Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aonidiella orientalis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceiba pentandra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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