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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

(Usambara torrent frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Maynard's Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Lanternfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sundew)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 1
(grey mealybug)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  avocado  banana  bird  blackbird  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  cotton  cougar  coyote  crocodile  daisy  dove  fish  fox  giraffe  gorilla  horse  human  hummingbird  hyena  jaguar  kangaroo  lamprey  loon  macaw  mole  moth  ostrich  otter  pig  pine  ray  reptile  rice  roach  seahorse  soybean  termite  tiger  toad  tomato  turkey  watermelon  woodchuck 

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Greatest weight dimorphism
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 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Petropedetes martiensseni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis maynardi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gonichthys cocco Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosera peltata Species recognized by Culham A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ferrisia virgata Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Waltheria ovata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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