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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

(Anhui Elm)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(maritime pine)
 

Featured Species

(Smooth-belly sardinella)
 

Extreme Species

(seaside brookweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(prairie willow)
 

Common Species

ant  banana  bee  bison  butterfly  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  corn  cow  daisy  deer  dog  eel  elk  emu  goose  gull  hamster  hickory  human  hummingbird  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lark  lime  loon  manatee  orange  panda  pine  porpoise  puma  salamander  scallop  sea lion  shark  sheep  sloth  swallow  trout  tuna  turkey  turtle  wolf  wren 

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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.
Ulmus gaussenii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus pinaster Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Amblygaster leiogaster Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Samolus repens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix humilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sepsis flavimana Species recognized by Ozerov, A. L., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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