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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

(Socorro isopod)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(Cuban bulrush)
 

Featured Species

(cockoo gurnard)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(brill)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  banana  bird  blackbird  cardinal  cinnamon  cotton  cougar  cow  crane  crocodile  donkey  eel  elephant  flamingo  giraffe  goose  grapefruit  hamster  hippopotamus  iguana  jaguar  kiwi  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  manatee  moth  otter  pheasant  radish  reindeer  salamander  skunk  soybean  spider  starling  stork  swan  tomato  walnut  wolf  wren  zebra 

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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 2Food of Northwest Atlantic Fishes and Two Common Species of Squid, Ray E. Bowman, Charles E. Stillwell, William L. Michaels, and Marvin D. Grosslein, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-NE-155 (2000)
Thermosphaeroma thermophilum Species recognized by Schotte, Marilyn, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxycaryum cubense Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chelidonichthys cuculus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris bairdii Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Scophthalmus aquosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gammarus annulatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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