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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

(Cylindrical Skink)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Axseed)
 

Featured Species

(Galapagos porgy)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruby-throated Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intracontinental

Species Relation

(kapoktree)
 
provides Food for 2
(Giant Silk Moth)
 

Common Species

badger  bat  bison  cactus  camel  cat  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  donkey  emu  fox  gull  hickory  horse  hyena  iguana  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lemon  leopard  lion  lizard  macaw  mole  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  pig  pine  rice  roach  salamander  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seal  skunk  spider  sturgeon  swallow  swan  thrush  tomato  turtle  watermelon 

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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 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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Chalcides mauritanicus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Securigera varia Species recognized by Sokoloff DD & Kramina TE, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calamus taurinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Archilochus colubris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Arsenura armida Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceiba pentandra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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