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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

(Pakenham's river frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese stiltgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(roadside pepperweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Antarctic silverfish)
 
provides Food for 2
(Emperor Penguin)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  bear  bison  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cat  chickadee  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  coyote  dog  duck  finch  frog  grapefruit  gull  hickory  human  hyena  insect  lark  lettuce  marigold  mole  mussel  palm  peanut  porpoise  quail  rat  reindeer  rice  salmon  sea lion  seahorse  skunk  snake  soybean  sparrow  stork  sturgeon  swan  turtle  woodpecker 

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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 2Food of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in the western Ross Sea, Antarctica, Y. Cherel and G. L. Kooyman, Marine Biology (1998) 130: 335-344
Phrynobatrachus pakenhami Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Microstegium vimineum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Synodontis gobroni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium ruderale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aptenodytes forsteri Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pleuragramma antarctica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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