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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

(Forbes's Blackbird)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flowerpot Snake, Brahminy blindsnake, Bootlace Snake)
 

Featured Species

(Large Shieldtail Snake)
 

Extreme Species

(Wavy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Cedar Waxwing)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(European chicken flea)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  cheetah  chicken  cow  coyote  crane  crow  dog  dove  fox  goose  horse  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  koala  lark  lemon  lettuce  macaw  nemo  nuthatch  orange  panda  pig  pine  puma  radish  rat  reptile  rice  robin  salamander  seahorse  seal  shark  skunk  soybean  spider  swan  tuna  walrus  whale  wheat  woodchuck  woodpecker  wren 

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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 2International Flea Database
Curaeus forbesi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ramphotyphlops braminus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudotyphlops philippinus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine flexuosa Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratophyllus gallinae Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombycilla cedrorum Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
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