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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Paphiopedilum adductum variety anitum)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bronze Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Goby)
 

Extreme Species

(noble fir)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(dromedary)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(common liver fluke)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  banana  bat  bear  bison  cactus  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  cotton  cow  coyote  crane  crocodile  crow  elephant  finch  frog  goose  gorilla  gull  hamster  horse  jay  lamprey  lettuce  lion  mammal  mouse  mussel  panther  partridge  peanut  raccoon  ray  reindeer  rice  scallop  sea lion  spider  thrush  tiger  tuna  turtle  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck 

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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
Paphiopedilum adductum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis aeneus Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterogobius zonoleucus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies procera Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Fasciola hepatica Species recognized by , 1996-06-24, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Camelus dromedarius Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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