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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(tall milkvetch)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(hop clover)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow angelfish)
 

Extreme Species

(pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(blacktorch)
 
provides Food for 1
(Common Green Iguana)
 

Common Species

beetle  bison  camel  cat  chipmunk  corn  cotton  cow  crow  deer  emu  finch  garlic  gerbil  goose  gull  hippopotamus  hyena  kangaroo  kingfisher  lark  leopard  lime  llama  lynx  monkey  mouse  octopus  orange  orangutan  ostrich  pigeon  pine  rabbit  raccoon  ray  rhinoceros  rice  seal  shark  snake  sturgeon  thrush  trout  turkey  vanilla  violet  whale  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 1Optimal foraging of a herbivorous lizard, the green iguana in a seasonal environment, Wouter D. van Marken Lichtenbelt, Oecologia (1993) 95: 246-256
Astragalus altus Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Trifolium dubium Species recognized by Roskov Y.R., Jun-2005, ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Holacanthus ciliaris Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia purpurea Species recognized by Kartesz J., 26-Oct-2012, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Iguana iguana Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Erithalis fruticosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 11-Nov-2003, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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