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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

(Socorro Dove)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(Bangalow Palm)
 

Featured Species

(sculpin snail)
 

Extreme Species

(Western white pine)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(Large Earth Humble-bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(Dandelion)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bison  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cockatoo  cotton  cow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dove  eel  fish  fox  goose  grapefruit  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  iguana  insect  koala  lettuce  lime  lion  lizard  lynx  marigold  orangutan  otter  panda  rat  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salamander  seal  sloth  stork  swallow  toad  tortoise  trout  violet  walrus  woodpecker  zebra 

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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
Zenaida graysoni Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Archontophoenix cunninghamiana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Stiobia nana Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus monticola Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Taraxacum campylodes Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus terrestris Species recognized by Williams P.H., 2008-09-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
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