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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

(Pitcairn Reed Warbler)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pine-needle scale)
 

Featured Species

(Hall's sedge)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(strychnine tree)
 
provides Food for 1
(black line scale)
 

Common Species

avocado  bear  bird  cactus  cat  chicken  cormorant  dog  dolphin  duck  elephant  fish  gorilla  gull  horse  human  hyena  insect  jay  kingfisher  llama  macaw  mole  moth  mouse  ostrich  panther  pig  radish  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  roach  seal  shark  sloth  spider  starling  swan  titmouse  toad  tomato  walrus  wasp  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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Greatest weight dimorphism
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 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Acrocephalus vaughani Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemiberlesia pitysophila Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carex halliana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ischnaspis longirostris Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Strychnos nux-vomica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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