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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

(Makira Woodhen)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(birdeye pearlwort)
 

Featured Species

(Characin)
 

Extreme Species

(ladysthumb smartweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Dwarf Sand Snake)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black-backed Jackal)
 

Common Species

asparagus  banana  bear  cat  chicken  cinnamon  cockatoo  cougar  crane  deer  dog  dove  elephant  finch  flamingo  giraffe  goat  gull  hummingbird  hyena  kangaroo  kingfisher  lemon  lion  lizard  llama  loon  lynx  monkey  moose  nuthatch  panther  partridge  peanut  radish  reptile  roach  salamander  sea lion  skunk  swallow  tortoise  tuna  violet  walnut  wolf  wren  yak  zebra 

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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 2The Serengeti food web: empirical quantification and analysis of topological changes under increasing human impact, Sara N. de Visser, Bernd P. Freymann and Han Olff, Journal of Animal Ecology 2011, 80, 484–494
Gallinula silvestris Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sagina procumbens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Steindachnerina brevipinna Species recognized by Group expert : Vari, R., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Canis mesomelas Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Psammophis angolensis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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