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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

(Arrow cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(princesstree)
 

Featured Species

(Spotted eel-loach)
 

Extreme Species

(Leatherback Sea Turtle)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Japanese lanternfish)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  bee  bison  caribou  chickadee  crocodile  duck  elephant  elk  fish  garlic  giraffe  grapefruit  grouse  hickory  horse  hyena  kangaroo  kingfisher  lion  mammal  manatee  marigold  monkey  moose  moth  mouse  mussel  nemo  panther  parrot  peanut  radish  robin  sea lion  seahorse  sturgeon  tomato  turkey  vanilla  walnut  wheat  wren  yak  zebra 

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Carnivorous plants
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 2Diet of the mesopelagic fish Notoscopelus japonicus (Family: Myctophidae) associated with the continental slope off the Pacific coast of Honshu, Japan, Uchikawa, Kazuhisa; Yamamura, Orio; Kitagawa, Daiji; Sakurai, Yasunori, Fisheries Science, 68(5): 1034-1040, 2002
Amphilophus zaliosus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Paulownia tomentosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pangio muraeniformis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermochelys coriacea Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Notoscopelus japonicus Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Candacia columbiae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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