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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

(Venerable Collared Lizard)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red algae)
 

Featured Species

(Ladyfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Shepherd's Purse)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Golden Jackal)
 
provides Food for 2
(Spot-bellied Eagle-Owl)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  bat  bird  blackbird  cardinal  chipmunk  cinnamon  cotton  dove  fox  giraffe  grapefruit  hornbill  human  hummingbird  iguana  leopard  lettuce  llama  mammal  mole  moose  mussel  orange  palm  parakeet  pine  radish  reptile  robin  salamander  sea lion  seal  skunk  squirrel  starling  swallow  termite  trout  tuna  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  whale  wheat 

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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
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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 2Predation by Forest Eagle-Owl Bubo nipalensis on Mouse Deer Moschiola meminna, Nandini R, Indian Birds Vol. 1 No. 5 (September-October 2005), p. 119-120
Crotaphytus antiquus Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Polysiphonia brodiei Species recognized by Guiry M.D., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Elops senegalensis Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Capsella bursa-pastoris Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., 2009, Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Bubo nipalensis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 28-Sep-2005, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Canis aureus Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 15-Aug-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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