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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

(Tree frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(redtop)
 

Featured Species

(calcareous catseye)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(Antarctic silverfish)
 
provides Food for 1
(South Polar Skua)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bison  chickadee  condor  cormorant  cougar  crane  crocodile  crow  deer  dolphin  eel  elk  flamingo  hornbill  human  hyena  kangaroo  koala  lark  leopard  lettuce  lion  lizard  mammal  monkey  moose  mouse  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  panda  parrot  partridge  pig  pine  radish  reptile  soybean  spider  sturgeon  thrush  violet  walnut  wheat  zebra 

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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 1Food of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in the western Ross Sea, Antarctica, Y. Cherel and G. L. Kooyman, Marine Biology (1998) 130: 335-344
Plectrohyla acanthodes Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Agrostis gigantea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreocarya thyrsiflora Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stercorarius maccormicki Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pleuragramma antarctica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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