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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

(Green-thighed Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(thorny elaeagnus)
 

Featured Species

(Mrigal carp)
 

Extreme Species

(Field cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(peach)
 
provides Food for 2
(hall scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  asparagus  beetle  bird  camel  cardinal  chipmunk  crocodile  crow  daisy  deer  donkey  elk  flamingo  fox  goat  gull  horse  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  kingfisher  lynx  macaw  moth  panther  pigeon  puma  quail  rabbit  rat  ray  rice  roach  salmon  skunk  squirrel  tomato  tortoise  turtle  violet  walnut  walrus  weasel  wheat  woodpecker  wren 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Litoria brevipalmata Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus pungens Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirrhinus cirrhosus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium campestre Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Mercetaspis halli Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus persica Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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