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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

(Yag Baligi)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(crown-of-thorns starfish)
 

Featured Species

(Sea-bream)
 

Extreme Species

(purslane speedwell)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(weeping fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(dictyospermum scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  avocado  badger  banana  bear  chicken  cotton  cougar  cow  crow  deer  dolphin  duck  frog  giraffe  hamster  iguana  insect  kingfisher  kiwi  lettuce  lime  llama  loon  octopus  opossum  ostrich  palm  pheasant  pigeon  pine  rabbit  rhinoceros  salamander  seal  shark  skunk  spider  squirrel  starling  swan  termite  tiger  violet  wheat  woodchuck  yak 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Pseudophoxinus egridiri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthaster planci Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pagellus bogaraveo Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Veronica maximowicziana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chrysomphalus dictyospermi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus benjamina Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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