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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

(Marbled lyretail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(thorny elaeagnus)
 

Featured Species

(hopi mealybug)
 

Extreme Species

(Field cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(kapoktree)
 
provides Food for 2
(pink hibiscus mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  asparagus  badger  bat  beetle  cactus  camel  chicken  chipmunk  cockatoo  corn  crocodile  dolphin  donkey  dove  elk  finch  fish  garlic  goat  gorilla  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  hyena  iguana  kiwi  leopard  lettuce  lizard  monkey  moose  nuthatch  panda  pine  puma  rat  roach  salmon  shark  squirrel  swan  termite  tomato  tuna  wasp  woodpecker  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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Fundulopanchax marmoratus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus pungens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Discococcus hopi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium campestre Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Maconellicoccus hirsutus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceiba pentandra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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