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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

(Cape Verde Leaf-toed Gecko)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Rock Pigeon)
 

Featured Species

(Epaulette trevally)
 

Extreme Species

(Leatherback Sea Turtle)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(Mountain Ash)
 
provides Food for 2
(Dark Dagger)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  bear  beetle  cat  chickadee  chicken  cougar  crocodile  dolphin  dove  duck  eel  elk  emu  finch  gerbil  goat  grapefruit  hickory  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  kangaroo  koala  lamprey  lark  leopard  lettuce  loon  monkey  moth  mussel  ostrich  parakeet  pheasant  robin  sea lion  shark  spider  starling  stork  thrush  tomato  walnut  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 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
Hemidactylus bouvieri Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Columba livia Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carangoides humerosus Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermochelys coriacea Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acronicta tridens Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sorbus aucuparia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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