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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

(Bernier's Teal)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(giant false sensitive plant)
 

Featured Species

(Dusky-capped parrotfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Wavy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(devilsbit)
 
provides Food for 2
(Ringlet Butterfly)
 

Common Species

ant  badger  bat  bear  bird  bison  butterfly  cactus  chicken  cotton  cougar  cow  elk  emu  gorilla  grouse  hornbill  human  koala  lamprey  manatee  mole  monkey  moth  mussel  nuthatch  opossum  orange  orangutan  panther  parrot  radish  reindeer  roach  salamander  sea lion  sheep  skunk  sloth  sturgeon  tiger  titmouse  toad  tomato  tuna  turkey  wren 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ecology of Commanster
Anas bernieri Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Mimosa diplotricha Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Scarus scaber Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine flexuosa Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphantopus hyperantus Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Succisa pratensis 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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