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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

(Pan's Box Turtle)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pitted beardgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Barbeled leatherjacket)
 

Extreme Species

(Loggerhead)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Devils Hole pupfish)
 

Common Species

asparagus  banana  beetle  butterfly  cactus  cat  cheetah  chickadee  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  coyote  daffodil  dolphin  dove  emu  finch  fox  garlic  giraffe  grouse  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  iguana  jay  lion  llama  loon  lynx  manatee  nemo  orange  otter  palm  panda  pig  pine  rabbit  rhinoceros  seahorse  sheep  skunk  sloth  snake  sparrow  squirrel  thrush  toad  turtle 

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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 2FOOD WEB STRUCTURE, ENERGETICS, AND IMPORTANCE OF ALLOCHTHONOUS CARBON IN A DESERT CAVERNOUS LIMNOCRENE: DEVILS HOLE, NEVADA, Kevin P. Wilson and Dean W. Blinn, Western North American Naturalist 67(2), © 2007, pp. 185–198
Cuora pani Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bothriochloa pertusa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anacanthus barbatus Species recognized by Group expert : Hutchins, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyprinodon diabolis Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dugesia dorotocephala Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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