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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

(El Oro Parakeet)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(small-leaf spiderwort)
 

Featured Species

(Dot-dash rockcod)
 

Extreme Species

(California Redwood)
Height 1 : 361 feet (110 m)

Species Relation

(grasshopper bee fly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(button eryngo)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  bear  beetle  camel  cardinal  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cockatoo  condor  cotton  crocodile  deer  emu  flamingo  frog  garlic  giraffe  gorilla  hornbill  human  jaguar  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lizard  manatee  pig  porpoise  quail  roach  scallop  soybean  squirrel  starling  swallow  tomato  trout  walnut  watermelon  woodpecker  yak 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Pyrrhura orcesi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tradescantia fluminensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Epinephelus poecilonotus Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoia sempervirens Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eryngium yuccifolium Species recognized by Watson M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Systoechus vulgaris Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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