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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

(Tai Toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Malabar melastome)
 

Featured Species

(Bream)
 

Extreme Species

(Moreton Bay Chestnut)
Pollinators 1 : Birds

Species Relation

(Port Jackson fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Purple Swamphen)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  bee  blackbird  camel  cheetah  cougar  coyote  crow  daffodil  duck  giraffe  gull  human  iguana  jaguar  lettuce  loon  macaw  mammal  manatee  moose  moth  nemo  orange  ostrich  panda  partridge  peanut  pine  porpoise  rabbit  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  roach  salmon  seal  shark  spider  stork  swallow  swan  tuna  vanilla  walrus  weasel  wolf  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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Amietophrynus taiensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melastoma malabathricum Species recognized by MELnet Partners, www.melastomataceae.net/Partners.jsp, 2008-05-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Boops boops Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Castanospermum australe Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Porphyrio porphyrio Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus rubiginosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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