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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Paria Wood Elf)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bermuda buttercup)
 

Featured Species

(matted paspalum)
 

Extreme Species

(cutleaf geranium)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(heather)
 
provides Food for 2
(Angle-striped Sallow)
 

Common Species

avocado  badger  bison  blackbird  cactus  camel  cat  cockatoo  cotton  cow  crocodile  crow  dove  duck  eel  emu  flamingo  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hamster  hornbill  human  jaguar  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  leopard  lime  manatee  mole  mussel  opossum  panda  pine  rat  reindeer  robin  seahorse  sturgeon  thrush  turkey  wolf  yak  zebra 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Sciotropis lattkei Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, Odonata: Global Species Database of Odonata in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxalis pes-caprae Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Paspalum minus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium dissectum Species recognized by Aedo C., , RJB Geranium: Geranium Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Enargia paleacea Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Calluna vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access