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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

(Bastard Quiver Tree)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Rose-ringed Parakeet)
 

Featured Species

(Sweet William)
 

Extreme Species

(Greater Yellowlegs)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(honey bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Bristly Greenbrier)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  badger  bear  cheetah  chipmunk  cotton  crane  daffodil  flamingo  gerbil  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  iguana  insect  jay  kingfisher  koala  lemon  mole  monkey  moose  mussel  nuthatch  panda  parakeet  partridge  pigeon  pine  porpoise  puma  rat  scallop  shark  skunk  snake  stork  swallow  titmouse  toad  turtle  walnut  watermelon 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Aloe pillansii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Psittacula krameri Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mustelus mustelus Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tringa melanoleuca Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Smilax tamnoides Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Apis mellifera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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