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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

(Slipper Orchid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(red beadtree)
 

Featured Species

(Scarp Darwinia)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Californian Post Cedar)
 
provides Food for 2
(Anderson mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  badger  bear  cactus  caribou  cheetah  cockatoo  cotton  cow  crocodile  crow  emu  flamingo  goat  grouse  hamster  horse  kiwi  mammal  marigold  monkey  moose  nemo  ostrich  palm  panther  peanut  pigeon  pine  rabbit  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  scallop  sheep  sloth  squirrel  starling  swan  tiger  toad  trout  turkey  walnut  watermelon  wheat  wolf 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Paphiopedilum tigrinum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Adenanthera pavonina Species recognized by Lewis GP, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Darwinia apiculata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spilococcus andersoni Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calocedrus decurrens Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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