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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

(jynx midwife toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Russian Knapweed)
 

Featured Species

(Taiwan goby)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(sour cherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)
 

Common Species

bison  butterfly  caribou  cat  chicken  cormorant  donkey  dove  eel  elephant  emu  flamingo  fox  frog  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  insect  jay  lime  lizard  macaw  mammal  moth  palm  pheasant  raccoon  rat  rice  roach  robin  sea lion  seal  skunk  soybean  starling  stork  swan  tuna  turkey  turtle  walnut  wasp  wren  yak  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 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
Alexteroon jynx Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhaponticum repens Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhinogobius gigas Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies procera Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Yponomeuta padella Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus cerasus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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