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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

(Magdalena blenny)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tucunare)
 

Featured Species

(Bloody frogfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(hispid cotton rat)
 
provides Food for 2
(Jaguarundi)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  bear  bird  butterfly  cardinal  cat  cheetah  chipmunk  condor  cormorant  corn  cow  crow  deer  fish  iguana  jaguar  jay  leopard  lettuce  lion  macaw  marigold  moth  nuthatch  orangutan  pheasant  porpoise  puma  radish  rice  roach  robin  salamander  shark  sheep  starling  swan  tiger  tortoise  trout  tuna  wasp  wheat  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Movement patterns and food habits of four sympatric carnivore species in Belize, Central America, Michael John Konecny, Advances in Neotropical Mammalogy, 1984:243-264
Paraclinus magdalenae Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cichla ocellaris Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Antennatus sanguineus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Puma yagouaroundi Species recognized by , 2014-02-03, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Sigmodon hispidus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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