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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

(salt creek pupfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(princesstree)
 

Featured Species

(False black lancer catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(Germander meadowsweet)
 
provides Food for 1
(Sphinx moth)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  banana  bear  beetle  bird  cactus  camel  cardinal  chimpanzee  cinnamon  corn  crane  crow  daffodil  dove  elk  finch  flamingo  frog  hickory  hornbill  horse  hyena  insect  jaguar  lion  llama  lynx  macaw  marigold  mole  moose  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  panda  pig  porpoise  raccoon  robin  salamander  seahorse  sheep  stork  swallow  walnut  wolf 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
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 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Cyprinodon salinus Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2011-09-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Paulownia tomentosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Bagrichthys macropterus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia purpurea Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sphinx ligustri Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spiraea chamaedryfolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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