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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

(pygmy pebblesnail)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Snowshoe Hare)
 

Featured Species

(Orache Moth)
 

Extreme Species

(noble fir)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(gingging scale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  avocado  bear  beetle  bird  butterfly  camel  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  condor  cormorant  daffodil  daisy  deer  hummingbird  hyena  insect  jay  kangaroo  lark  lettuce  lion  llama  macaw  mammal  manatee  mole  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  ostrich  otter  partridge  peanut  pine  puma  rice  shark  sheep  skunk  walrus  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

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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
Somatogyrus pygmaeus Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus americanus Species recognized by Hoffman R.S., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachea atriplicis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies procera Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xylocarpus granatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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