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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

(Pribilof Island Shrew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brown catsnake, Brown Tree Snake)
 

Featured Species

(West Indian hollyfern)
 

Extreme Species

(Tanzy Mustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(date palm)
 
provides Food for 2
(citrus mealybug)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  armadillo  asparagus  bird  caribou  cat  cheetah  daffodil  daisy  dolphin  elephant  flamingo  goose  gorilla  grouse  gull  human  hyena  insect  kiwi  koala  leopard  lime  manatee  mole  moose  moth  nemo  opossum  ostrich  palm  parrot  ray  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  stork  swan  termite  tomato  tuna  vanilla  walrus  weasel  wolf  wren  zebra 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Sorex pribilofensis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2014-02-03, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Boiga irregularis Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Polystichum muricatum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia pinnata Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Planococcus lilacinus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Phoenix atlantica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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