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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

(Painted frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Climbing spindleberry)
 

Featured Species

(professorweed)
 

Extreme Species

(field parsley piert)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Wild Plum)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  bee  butterfly  cat  chimpanzee  cougar  crane  dolphin  finch  garlic  goat  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  iguana  insect  jay  kangaroo  lamprey  lion  lizard  llama  lynx  manatee  mussel  nuthatch  orangutan  parrot  radish  reindeer  rhinoceros  robin  salamander  salmon  scallop  seahorse  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  swan  termite  tomato  tortoise  turkey  wasp 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Fastest animals
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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.
Atelopus glyphus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Celastrus glaucophyllus Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Galega officinalis Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphanes arvensis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus americana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Empis otiosa Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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