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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

(Lake salmon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brown bullhead)
 

Featured Species

(Banded sole)
 

Extreme Species

(Loggerhead)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Black-eyed Susan)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  avocado  bird  bison  butterfly  caribou  cat  cheetah  cinnamon  crane  daffodil  dog  flamingo  fox  giraffe  goose  hickory  human  iguana  kingfisher  lion  lizard  manatee  monkey  moose  mouse  orangutan  palm  parakeet  raccoon  radish  scallop  seal  sheep  sloth  soybean  spider  squirrel  starling  stork  tomato  turkey  turtle  walrus  wasp  whale  yak 

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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.
Opsaridium microlepis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ameiurus nebulosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Microchirus wittei Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rudbeckia hirta Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Agapostemon viridulus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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