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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

(Antalya Bleak)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Moses-in-the-Cradle)
 

Featured Species

(Lake Malawi cichlid)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(sweet vernalgrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(Granada Hare)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bat  cactus  camel  cat  condor  corn  crocodile  deer  dove  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  human  kingfisher  lamprey  llama  macaw  monkey  moose  opossum  ostrich  otter  palm  puma  quail  raccoon  ray  roach  shark  skunk  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  tiger  toad  tomato  trout  tuna  vanilla  walrus  wheat  woodchuck 

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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
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 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 2Diet of the Iberian hare (Lepus granatensis) in a mountain ecosystem, Joana Paupério & Paulo Célio Alves, Eur J Wildl Res (2008) 54:571–579
Alburnus baliki Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tradescantia spathacea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Ctenopharynx nitidus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus granatensis Species recognized by Hoffman R.S., 2013-03-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Anthoxanthum nipponicum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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