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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

(Bully Tree)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bitter Vine)
 

Featured Species

(Prickleback)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Golden-tabbed Robber Fly)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  bat  bear  beetle  bison  cactus  cockatoo  cougar  daisy  deer  dolphin  dove  elephant  elk  fish  giraffe  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lettuce  llama  loon  lynx  mammal  marigold  moth  mussel  octopus  palm  peanut  rabbit  raccoon  robin  salmon  scallop  sloth  stork  sturgeon  swallow  swan  turkey  vanilla  walnut  wasp  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2Predator-Prey Database for the family Asilidae (Hexapoda: Diptera) Prepared by Dr. Robert Lavigne, Professor Emeritus, University of Wyoming, USA and Dr. Jason Londt (Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg)
Manilkara spectabilis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mikania micrantha Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Zoarchias major Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eutolmus rufibarbis Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stonemyia yezoensis Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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