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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

(Slipper Orchid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Caulerpa)
 

Featured Species

(False venus comb)
 

Extreme Species

(Douglas fir)
Height 1 : 246 feet (75 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(American black elderberry)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  banana  bee  bison  cactus  cheetah  chimpanzee  cougar  dog  donkey  emu  fish  gerbil  hippopotamus  hummingbird  kangaroo  kingfisher  leopard  lettuce  lime  llama  manatee  marigold  moth  mouse  orange  ostrich  otter  panda  parrot  pine  raccoon  ray  rhinoceros  salmon  seahorse  shark  skunk  spider  sturgeon  titmouse  tortoise  tuna  walrus  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Paphiopedilum emersonii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Caulerpa taxifolia Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Murex scolopax Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2010-09-27, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudotsuga menziesii Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Allograpta obliqua Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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