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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

(Giant Torrent Midge)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tilapia)
 

Featured Species

(Timucu)
 

Extreme Species

(Field cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(mango)
 
provides Food for 2
(mango shield scale)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  banana  butterfly  chipmunk  cotton  cougar  cow  eel  elephant  elk  finch  fish  garlic  gull  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  hyena  jay  lark  mammal  marigold  moth  mouse  octopus  opossum  orange  pheasant  pigeon  reindeer  skunk  snake  sparrow  spider  stork  swallow  swan  thrush  toad  tortoise  tuna  watermelon  weasel  whale  woodchuck 

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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
Edwardsina gigantea Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreochromis aureus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Strongylura timucu Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium campestre Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Milviscutulus mangiferae Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mangifera indica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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