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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

(Timofeev's Iris)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Junglefowl)
 

Featured Species

(Zebra frogfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Spanish Bayonet)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Rainbow Skink)
 
provides Food for 2
(Variable Black-naped Snake)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  bear  beetle  bird  butterfly  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  cotton  cow  coyote  crow  daffodil  duck  eel  elephant  frog  hummingbird  hyena  lime  llama  mussel  orange  otter  panther  pig  pigeon  pine  porpoise  quail  rat  ray  roach  salmon  seal  sheep  skunk  snake  sturgeon  termite  walnut  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  wren  yak  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 2Food Habits and Reproductive Biology of Small Australian Snakes of the Genera Unechis and Suta (Elapidae), RICHARD SHINE, Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 307-315, 1988
Iris timofejewii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Gallus gallus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-06-08, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Antennarius hispidus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Yucca aloifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Parasuta dwyeri Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lampropholis delicata Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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