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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

(Chevron-spotted Brown Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bear's breech)
 

Featured Species

(Minnow)
 

Extreme Species

(Moreton Bay Chestnut)
Pollinators 1 : Birds

Species Relation

(ma huang)
 
provides Food for 2
(Tadzhikistan ephedra scale)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  bear  cactus  camel  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  cotton  coyote  crow  donkey  eel  elk  gerbil  giraffe  goose  grouse  gull  hummingbird  hyena  kingfisher  lark  lettuce  loon  manatee  moose  mouse  nemo  nuthatch  orange  panda  panther  puma  radish  reindeer  sea lion  seal  snake  sturgeon  thrush  tuna  violet  wolf 

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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
Rana chevronta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthus mollis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudogobio esocinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Castanospermum australe Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parlatoria ephedrae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ephedra equisetina Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-05-10, in Catalog of Life 2011
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