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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Devils Hole pupfish)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(large gray willow)
 

Featured Species

(Sand-verbena Moth)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Pacific hemlock)
 
provides Food for 2
(Salt and Pepper Looper)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  bison  butterfly  cactus  cheetah  chickadee  chipmunk  cow  coyote  crane  deer  duck  elephant  flamingo  garlic  grapefruit  hippopotamus  jay  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lion  llama  macaw  mammal  mole  monkey  moth  mouse  mussel  panda  peanut  pheasant  pig  pigeon  porpoise  rabbit  rice  scallop  sea lion  tuna  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  woodchuck  wren 

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Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Cyprinodon diabolis Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix cinerea Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Copablepharon fuscum Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Syngrapha rectangula Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Tsuga heterophylla Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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