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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

(Cuasca De Pomo)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(red beadtree)
 

Featured Species

(Thin-tailed burbot)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific Red-cedar)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(shortleaf fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Grey Kingbird)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  bat  bird  cactus  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  cotton  cougar  cow  dolphin  finch  flamingo  fox  frog  garlic  goose  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  jaguar  kangaroo  koala  lamprey  lark  lion  lynx  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  peanut  ray  roach  robin  salamander  skunk  stork  swan  tomato  tuna  turtle  vanilla  walrus  yak 

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Carnivorous plants
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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Zygia lehmannii Species recognized by Barneby RC & Grimes JW (Monograph 1996/97), , in Catalog of Life 2011
Adenanthera pavonina Species recognized by Lewis GP, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lota lota Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja plicata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tyrannus dominicensis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus citrifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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