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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

(Scrub kauri)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Caribbean pine)
 

Featured Species

(Bandfin cardinalfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Loggerhead)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(garden asparagus)
 
provides Food for 2
(Lateral Lined Armyworm)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  banana  bat  bear  cactus  camel  chicken  chipmunk  crow  dog  garlic  goat  hippopotamus  human  hummingbird  insect  lark  lime  macaw  mole  monkey  moose  mouse  nuthatch  orange  panda  panther  partridge  raccoon  reindeer  rice  robin  salamander  scallop  shark  sloth  squirrel  stork  swallow  thrush  titmouse  tomato  turkey  wasp  whale  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Agathis ovata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus caribaea Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pristiapogon taeniopterus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spodoptera latifascia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Asparagus officinalis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
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