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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

(Wallengren's Copper)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(lantana)
 

Featured Species

(Zebra-snout seahorse)
 

Extreme Species

(Danish Scurvy-grass)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(wild quinine)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  beetle  bison  camel  cat  chicken  cockatoo  condor  coyote  crow  dove  eel  elk  fish  frog  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  hornbill  hyena  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  llama  lynx  manatee  marigold  moose  moth  orange  peanut  porpoise  radish  rat  robin  scallop  seahorse  sheep  snake  soybean  titmouse  tortoise  trout  tuna  wasp  wheat  woodchuck  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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.
Trimenia wallengrenii Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lantana camara Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hippocampus barbouri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cochlearia danica Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parthenium integrifolium Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Senotainia rubriventris Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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