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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

(Bartels's rat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mauritius hemp)
 

Featured Species

(Anderson's lanternfish)
 

Extreme Species

(brittle-stem hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Arctic ground squirrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wolf)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bird  bison  blackbird  cardinal  chickadee  cockatoo  cougar  cow  coyote  crane  crocodile  daffodil  donkey  emu  fish  frog  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  goat  hickory  hornbill  iguana  kingfisher  lamprey  leopard  lion  mole  moth  mouse  nuthatch  orangutan  ostrich  otter  pig  quail  raccoon  rhinoceros  scallop  stork  swan  termite  thrush  tomato  trout  turkey  violet  yak 

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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 2Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
Sundamys maxi Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Furcraea foetida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Krefftichthys anderssoni Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis tetrahit Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Canis lupus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Urocitellus parryii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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