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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

(saiga)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(american beaver)
 

Featured Species

(Trevally)
 

Extreme Species

(Pacific Red-cedar)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(common pear)
 
provides Food for 2
(citrus mussel scale)
 

Common Species

banana  bird  bison  camel  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  condor  corn  crane  crocodile  dolphin  dove  duck  eel  emu  garlic  gerbil  gull  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lime  lion  lizard  llama  mammal  mussel  orange  orangutan  parakeet  pig  quail  rabbit  raccoon  rice  shark  skunk  soybean  swallow  tomato  turkey  walnut  wasp  watermelon  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Saiga tatarica Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Castor canadensis Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2013-02-25, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Alectis ciliaris Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja plicata Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidosaphes beckii Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Pyrus communis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access