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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

(Parana pine)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(crown-of-thorns starfish)
 

Featured Species

(Pine butterfly)
 

Extreme Species

(Johnston's gum)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(cayenne pepper)
 
provides Food for 2
(granulate cutworm)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  butterfly  cardinal  cat  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  cow  crocodile  crow  daffodil  deer  duck  giraffe  goat  gorilla  gull  hornbill  jay  koala  lamprey  lark  lemon  lynx  manatee  marigold  opossum  parakeet  pigeon  puma  rabbit  raccoon  radish  salmon  sea lion  sheep  skunk  snake  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  tomato  tuna  woodpecker 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Araucaria angustifolia Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthaster planci Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , WoRMS Asteroidea: World Asteroidea database in Catalog of Life 2011
Neophasia menapia Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2007-02-08, GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus johnstonii Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , IOPI Global Plant Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Agrotis subterranea Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Capsicum annuum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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