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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

(Tunny)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(River perch)
 

Featured Species

(Bishop's Oo)
 

Extreme Species

(pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(Checkered White)
 
provides Pollination for 1
(common selfheal)
 

Common Species

avocado  beetle  camel  caribou  chicken  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  coyote  crow  daffodil  elk  fish  garlic  goat  gorilla  hamster  hippopotamus  hyena  insect  jay  koala  lemon  llama  mouse  octopus  ostrich  pine  porpoise  quail  raccoon  reptile  robin  salmon  seal  skunk  sloth  snake  sparrow  swallow  tortoise  violet  walnut  woodchuck  woodpecker  yak 

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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 1Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Thunnus maccoyii Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Perca fluviatilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Moho bishopi Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia purpurea Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunella vulgaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pontia protodice Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2007-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access