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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

(Chacoan peccary)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Engraver Beetle)
 

Featured Species

(Cloudy catshark)
 

Extreme Species

(Monarch Butterfly)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(golden zizia)
 

Common Species

banana  bee  beetle  butterfly  camel  caribou  cinnamon  crow  deer  eel  emu  fox  gerbil  goat  grapefruit  hornbill  koala  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lion  loon  lynx  manatee  moose  moth  nuthatch  opossum  ostrich  panther  parrot  partridge  rhinoceros  rice  shark  sheep  snake  soybean  swallow  swan  tiger  toad  tortoise  tuna  violet  woodpecker  yak  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Catagonus wagneri Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ips typographus Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , WTaxa: Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
Scyliorhinus torazame Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Danaus plexippus Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Zizia aurea Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Siphona geniculata Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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