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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Lake Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(scarletfruit passionflower)
 

Featured Species

(texas venus)
 

Extreme Species

(Tanzy Mustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Arctic Fox)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(threadworm)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  avocado  blackbird  butterfly  caribou  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  cougar  crow  deer  dolphin  elk  garlic  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  hummingbird  lark  leopard  lime  lynx  macaw  manatee  marigold  mole  moose  moth  mouse  mussel  partridge  raccoon  ray  rice  salmon  sea lion  shark  sheep  skunk  starling  thrush  tiger  toad  weasel  wheat 

Quick Links

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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 2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Haplochromis cnester Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S.O., 02-Oct-2012, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Passiflora foetida Species recognized by Kartesz J., 29-Aug-2012, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Agriopoma texasianum Species recognized by , 23-Oct-2011, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia pinnata Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., 2009, Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Strongyloides stercoralis Species recognized by Gordon D., 2009, NZIB: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity in Catalog of Life 2011
Vulpes lagopus Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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