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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

(Exclamation Barb)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(trumpetbush)
 

Featured Species

(Furze Hakea)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain-ash)
Height 1 : 246 feet (75 m)

Species Relation

(white-tailed deer)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Brucella / Brucellosis)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  butterfly  cardinal  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  condor  corn  cougar  crane  crow  daffodil  finch  horse  human  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  koala  lime  marigold  monkey  moth  nuthatch  peanut  pheasant  pig  pine  rat  ray  reindeer  reptile  roach  salamander  seahorse  sheep  snake  sturgeon  thrush  trout  turtle  whale  woodchuck  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Dawkinsia exclamatio Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tecoma stans Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Hakea ulicina Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus regnans Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , IOPI Global Plant Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Brucella melitensis Species recognized by Garrity G.M., , BIOS: Bacteriology Insight Orienting System in Catalog of Life 2011
Odocoileus virginianus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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