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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

(Yellow Meranti)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tucunare)
 

Featured Species

(green stem pinkgill)
 

Extreme Species

(Round oreo)
Female Maturity 1 : 31 years

Species Relation

(gray mulga)
 
provides Food for 2
(Malleefowl)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  blackbird  cactus  camel  caribou  cat  chicken  chipmunk  cockatoo  cougar  crane  dog  dolphin  giraffe  gorilla  hamster  horse  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lizard  lynx  marigold  orange  orangutan  panther  pheasant  pig  ray  salmon  seahorse  seal  sloth  soybean  squirrel  swallow  swan  thrush  tiger  titmouse  vanilla  weasel  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Long-term Observations of the Diet of the Malleefowl Leipoa ocellata near the Little Desert, Western Victoria, RAYMOND C. REICHELT and DARRYL N. JONES, AUSTRALIAN FIELD ORNITHOLOGY 2008, 25, 22–30
Shorea peltata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cichla ocellaris Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Entoloma rodwayi Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudocyttus maculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leipoa ocellata Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia brachybotrya Species recognized by Rico ML, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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