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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

(Lord Howe Woodhen)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(peacocksplume)
 

Featured Species

(Common maidenhair)
 

Extreme Species

(Rufous Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(pale giant squirrel)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  cactus  cardinal  chickadee  chipmunk  cougar  crane  dolphin  eel  emu  gerbil  giraffe  goose  grouse  gull  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  human  kingfisher  kiwi  lemon  lettuce  lion  marigold  monkey  moose  nuthatch  octopus  orange  otter  palm  peanut  ray  rice  roach  scallop  spider  stork  sturgeon  swallow  tiger  turtle  violet  woodpecker  yak 

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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 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
Gallirallus sylvestris Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Falcataria moluccana Species recognized by Nielsen IC & Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Adiantum aethiopicum Species recognized by Hassler M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Selasphorus rufus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ratufa affinis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus pisocarpa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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