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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

(Penda)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(reed canarygrass)
 

Featured Species

(Rio Grande mock vervain)
 

Extreme Species

(cutleaf geranium)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Eastern hercules beetle)
 
provides Food for 2
(Blue Jay)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  bird  butterfly  cheetah  chickadee  cotton  cow  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  daisy  donkey  dove  elk  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hornbill  iguana  jay  kangaroo  lamprey  lemon  lime  mouse  octopus  panda  partridge  pig  pine  porpoise  radish  rice  robin  snake  stork  tiger  toad  tortoise  trout  turtle  violet  walrus  wheat  wren  yak  zebra 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Xanthostemon oppositifolius Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalaris arundinacea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Glandularia polyantha Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium dissectum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyanocitta cristata Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dynastes tityus Species recognized by Schoolmeesters P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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