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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

(greenflower Indian mallow)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flowerpot Snake, Brahminy blindsnake, Bootlace Snake)
 

Featured Species

(alpine speedwell)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Japanese cheesewood)
 
provides Food for 2
(François's leaf monkey)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  bat  bear  bird  cactus  chicken  chipmunk  dolphin  donkey  hickory  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lemon  llama  loon  mammal  marigold  mole  monkey  mussel  orange  orangutan  quail  radish  reindeer  reptile  roach  robin  salamander  seal  shark  skunk  sloth  snake  soybean  swan  tiger  tomato  turtle  vanilla  weasel  wolf  woodpecker 

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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 2Factors Influencing Interannual and Intersite Variability in the Diet of Trachypithecus francoisi, Qihai Zhou & Zhonghao Huang & Xiansheng Wei & Fuwen Wei & Chengming Huang, Int J Primatol (2009) 30:583–599
Abutilon sandwicense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ramphotyphlops braminus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Veronica alpina Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachypithecus francoisi Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pittosporum tobira Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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