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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

(Barbaricina Colombine)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(white ricefield eel)
 

Featured Species

(Giant betta)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 1
(brown capuchin)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bat  bee  beetle  cactus  camel  caribou  cheetah  cinnamon  cockatoo  corn  cougar  cow  coyote  daisy  dog  elephant  fish  gerbil  goose  gull  jaguar  kiwi  lettuce  lynx  manatee  monkey  octopus  opossum  palm  partridge  pigeon  raccoon  rhinoceros  robin  shark  sheep  skunk  sloth  spider  swan  toad  tomato  trout  turtle  wolf  woodpecker  wren 

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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 1Foods and Feeding Behavior of Wild Black-capped Capuchin (Cebus apella), KOSEI IZAWA, PRIMATES, 20(1): 57-76, January 1979
Aquilegia barbaricina Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Monopterus albus Species recognized by Group expert : Fávorito, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Betta anabatoides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cebus apella Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Guadua angustifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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