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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

(Seychelles Paradise Flycatcher)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(house mouse)
 

Featured Species

(Doria's Tree-kangaroo)
 

Extreme Species

(split-lip hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Rabbit stickfast flea)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  bat  beetle  bird  blackbird  caribou  chickadee  chipmunk  cotton  cougar  crane  finch  fish  flamingo  gerbil  hippopotamus  hummingbird  lemon  lion  macaw  monkey  moose  mouse  partridge  peanut  porpoise  radish  ray  rice  salmon  shark  sloth  snake  soybean  spider  starling  stork  swallow  tiger  toad  tuna  turkey  vanilla  watermelon  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 2International Flea Database
Terpsiphone corvina Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mus musculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dendrolagus dorianus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis bifida Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Echidnophaga perilis Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lasiorhinus latifrons Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
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