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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

(Lake Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Ragwort)
 

Featured Species

(Rio Grande silvery minnow)
 

Extreme Species

(seaside brookweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(American hover fly)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(slender-leaf false foxglove)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  cardinal  cat  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  cougar  cow  deer  dog  frog  giraffe  goat  goose  grouse  hamster  hickory  hornbill  horse  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  llama  loon  monkey  moose  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  rabbit  radish  rhinoceros  sea lion  sheep  soybean  sparrow  starling  stork  thrush  titmouse  turkey  walrus  watermelon  weasel  whale  wren 

Quick Links

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Haplochromis dichrourus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Jacobaea vulgaris Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hybognathus amarus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Samolus repens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Agalinis tenuifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupeodes americanus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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