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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

(Holy mountain salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(aurochs)
 

Featured Species

(burrito)
 

Extreme Species

(Loggerhead)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(Pectoral rattail)
 
provides Food for 2
(Baird's Beaked Whale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  badger  banana  bat  bear  camel  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  condor  corn  cotton  cougar  deer  donkey  duck  elephant  gorilla  hyena  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  lizard  lynx  macaw  marigold  mole  mussel  octopus  orange  orangutan  ostrich  palm  panda  pine  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  seahorse  seal  shark  soybean  tiger  titmouse  turkey  violet  walnut  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 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 2Walker, William A.; Mead, James G.; and Brownell, Jr., Robert, Diets of Baird’s Beaked Whales, Berardius bairdii, in the Southern Sea Of Okhotsk and Off the Pacific Coast Of Honshu, Japan (2002). Publications, Agencies and Staff of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Paper 107.
Bolitoglossa heiroreias Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Bos taurus indicus Species recognized by , 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Haemulopsis leuciscus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Berardius bairdii Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Albatrossia pectoralis Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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