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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Burmese Star Tortoise)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(millions fish)
 

Featured Species

(Wrenchman)
 

Extreme Species

(Wild Lettuce)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(upright sedge)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wild Turkey)
 

Common Species

banana  beetle  bison  cardinal  cat  chicken  corn  cotton  cougar  coyote  crane  daffodil  duck  finch  flamingo  fox  hornbill  hyena  jay  lamprey  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  mussel  opossum  otter  palm  panther  pheasant  pigeon  porpoise  rabbit  raccoon  rat  reptile  rhinoceros  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sheep  skunk  snake  sparrow  stork  trout  tuna  walrus  wasp 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Geochelone platynota Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Poecilia reticulata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus buccanella Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lactuca serriola Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-24, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Meleagris gallopavo Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Carex stricta Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access