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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

(Sichuan Partridge)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(parrot's-feather)
 

Featured Species

(Cichlid)
 

Extreme Species

(Monterey pine)
Height 1 : 213 feet (65 m)

Species Relation

(Queen Palm)
 
provides Food for 2
(coconut mealybug)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bird  blackbird  cactus  camel  caribou  cockatoo  corn  crow  daisy  dog  fox  frog  grouse  horse  hummingbird  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  lime  lizard  lynx  moose  mouse  mussel  nemo  ostrich  panther  pigeon  pine  porpoise  rice  robin  salamander  seahorse  shark  skunk  sloth  tiger  vanilla  wheat  yak 

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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
Arborophila rufipectus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Myriophyllum aquaticum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Telmatochromis dhonti Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus radiata Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Nipaecoccus nipae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Syagrus romanzoffiana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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