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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

(Dwarf sawfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mauritius hemp)
 

Featured Species

(White-spot trevally)
 

Extreme Species

(noble fir)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(Norway spruce)
 
provides Food for 2
(Cloaked Pug Moth)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  beetle  bird  camel  caribou  chimpanzee  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  deer  elk  emu  gerbil  giraffe  goose  gorilla  gull  hickory  horse  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lemon  leopard  mole  monkey  nemo  orangutan  pheasant  pig  pigeon  pine  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  scallop  sheep  squirrel  stork  swan  termite  tiger  toad  tortoise  wasp  wheat  woodchuck 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Pristis clavata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Furcraea foetida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Carangoides malabaricus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies procera Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupithecia abietaria Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Picea abies Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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