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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

(Taylor's Short-legged Skink)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Wild mimosa)
 

Featured Species

(Brown wrasse)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(Crab-eating Fox)
 
is a Host for Parasite1
(Heartworm)
 

Common Species

anteater  camel  chimpanzee  cockatoo  condor  corn  cotton  daisy  eel  finch  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  jay  kiwi  lark  leopard  lion  llama  mammal  moose  moth  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  porpoise  quail  raccoon  reindeer  salamander  salmon  sea lion  sparrow  spider  starling  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  toad  tomato  tortoise  tuna  weasel  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 1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Brachymeles vermis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leucaena leucocephala Species recognized by Hughes CE, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Labrus merula Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dirofilaria immitis Species recognized by Gordon D., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerdocyon thous Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
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