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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

(Michoacan pocket gopher)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild Coffee)
 

Featured Species

(Belly pipefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Leatherback Sea Turtle)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Lanternfish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  badger  bear  bee  cormorant  coyote  dog  dove  duck  elephant  emu  goat  gull  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  human  hummingbird  insect  jay  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  lynx  mammal  moth  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  panda  parakeet  partridge  peanut  ray  reindeer  rhinoceros  shark  spider  stork  termite  tiger  tortoise  watermelon  wheat  wren  zebra 

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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 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 2Feeding ecology of three species of midwater fishes associated with the continental slope of eastern Tasmania, Australia, J. W. Young and S. J. M. Blaber, Marine Biology 93, 147-156 (1986)
Zygogeomys trichopus Species recognized by Patton J.L., 2013-02-25, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pittosporum taitense Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippichthys heptagonus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermochelys coriacea Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lampanyctodes hectoris Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphausia similis Species recognized by Brinton E., Ohman M.D., Townsend A.W., Knight M.D. & Bridgeman A.L., 2002-11-22, ETI WBD: World Biodiversity Database (Euphausiacea) in Catalog of Life 2011
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