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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

(Tetra)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(crazy ant)
 

Featured Species

(Lavender tang)
 

Extreme Species

(bur clover)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(resinbush)
 
provides Food for 2
(cryptic eriococcin)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  asparagus  avocado  banana  beetle  blackbird  butterfly  cockatoo  cormorant  dolphin  donkey  elk  frog  hamster  hickory  horse  iguana  jay  kangaroo  lark  leopard  lettuce  lion  lizard  loon  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  orange  palm  pig  pigeon  pine  rat  roach  sea lion  seal  soybean  sparrow  swallow  swan  termite  tiger  tomato  violet  walnut  weasel  woodpecker 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Neolebias kerguennae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Paratrechina longicornis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthurus nigrofuscus Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago polymorpha Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eriococcus cryptus Species recognized by Miller G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Viguiera stenoloba Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-06-16, in Catalog of Life 2011
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