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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

(Lanai hala pepe)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spiny pest pear)
 

Featured Species

(Yellowband scad)
 

Extreme Species

(Common Pea)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(myrtle-leaved orange tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(lesser snow scale)
 

Common Species

armadillo  badger  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  cougar  daffodil  donkey  elephant  fox  garlic  giraffe  grouse  gull  hornbill  human  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lemon  lettuce  lime  mammal  mussel  ostrich  palm  porpoise  rabbit  radish  reindeer  rice  roach  robin  scallop  seahorse  sheep  titmouse  trout  turtle  violet  watermelon  wheat  woodchuck 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
Largest wingspan
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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
Dracaena fernaldii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2009-01-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Opuntia stricta Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
Selar boops Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pisum sativum Species recognized by Maxted N, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinnaspis strachani Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Citrus aurantium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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