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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(renjiforum robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Shoebutton ardisia)
 

Featured Species

(graceful wattle)
 

Extreme Species

(Shepherd's Purse)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(narrow-leaved spring beauty)
 

Common Species

avocado  bat  camel  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  cow  daisy  dog  elk  fox  gerbil  giraffe  goose  gorilla  grouse  hippopotamus  hornbill  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  lark  lion  lizard  llama  mammal  mussel  opossum  parakeet  pigeon  pine  puma  rabbit  reptile  rice  sea lion  skunk  spider  squirrel  starling  swan  toad  tomato  whale  woodpecker 

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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 2Motten, A. F. 1986. Pollination ecology of the spring wildflower community of a temperate deciduous forest. Ecological Monographs 56:21-42.
Pristimantis renjiforum Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ardisia elliptica Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia gracilifolia Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Capsella bursa-pastoris Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., 2009, Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Claytonia virginica Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lasioglossum cressonii Species recognized by , , ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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