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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

(Flame-templed Babbler)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(reed canarygrass)
 

Featured Species

(Bigeye barracuda)
 

Extreme Species

(Shepherd's Purse)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Wood Frog)
 
provides Food for 2
(Red-tailed Hawk)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bee  beetle  bird  bison  blackbird  camel  caribou  chickadee  condor  corn  cotton  eel  flamingo  garlic  goose  grouse  gull  horse  hyena  iguana  kiwi  lamprey  lettuce  lime  lynx  marigold  monkey  moose  ostrich  panda  porpoise  radish  roach  sloth  snake  sparrow  spider  starling  thrush  tiger  toad  turtle  walnut  wasp  wheat  woodchuck 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Dasycrotapha speciosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalaris arundinacea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sphyraena forsteri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Capsella bursa-pastoris Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Buteo jamaicensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lithobates sylvaticus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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