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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

(Manusela mosaic-tailed rat)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(giant hogweed)
 

Featured Species

(Schweinitz's sunflower)
 

Extreme Species

(Sooty Shearwater)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Egyptian Mastigure)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  bison  butterfly  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  cow  daisy  deer  dog  dolphin  fox  frog  garlic  grapefruit  gull  hickory  human  insect  jaguar  jay  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  lynx  mole  mouse  mussel  octopus  opossum  panda  pigeon  pine  rabbit  ray  reindeer  reptile  seal  spider  sturgeon  vanilla  walnut  watermelon  weasel  zebra 

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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Microbial digestion in the herbivorous lizard Uromastyx aegyptius (Agamidae), W. J. Foley, A. Bouskila, A. Shkolnik and I. Choshniak, J. Zool., Lond. (1992) 226, 387-398
Melomys fraterculus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Heracleum mantegazzianum Species recognized by Watson M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Helianthus schweinitzii Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Puffinus griseus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Uromastyx aegyptia Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Launaea mucronata Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
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