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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

(White-tipped Monarch)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(mouflon)
 

Featured Species

(Pacific spadefish)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(brown-woolly fig)
 
provides Food for 2
(Lawes's Parotia)
 

Common Species

armadillo  banana  bat  blackbird  butterfly  cheetah  chickadee  chimpanzee  cotton  cougar  dog  dolphin  donkey  elephant  fox  gerbil  goose  grapefruit  gull  hickory  hornbill  insect  kingfisher  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  lynx  manatee  marigold  panther  parakeet  pigeon  pine  quail  rabbit  reptile  rice  salmon  scallop  sea lion  sheep  sloth  starling  tomato  walrus  watermelon  wheat  woodchuck  wren 

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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
Symposiachrus everetti Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ovis aries Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaetodipterus zonatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Parotia lawesii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus drupacea Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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