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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

(slender Loris)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sisal hemp)
 

Featured Species

(River eel)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(Triangle Tops)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Bulbul)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  badger  bear  bee  bison  butterfly  cactus  chimpanzee  cockatoo  condor  cormorant  cougar  coyote  dog  donkey  duck  fish  fox  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  horse  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lettuce  llama  marigold  monkey  orangutan  palm  panda  partridge  porpoise  raccoon  rice  roach  shark  sheep  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  thrush  titmouse  trout 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Specialization and interaction strength in a tropical plant-frugivore network differ among forest strata, Matthias Schleuning, Nico Blüthgen, Martina Flörchinger, Julius Braun, H. Martin Schaefer, and Katrin Böhning-Gaese, Ecology, in press.
Loris tardigradus Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Agave sisalana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Thuja plicata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pycnonotus barbatus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Blighia unijugata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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