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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

(Toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Cuban Treefrog)
 

Featured Species

(Emei Leaf Warbler)
 

Extreme Species

(field parsley piert)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(smooth violet prairie aster)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  badger  banana  bird  bison  cat  chickadee  cinnamon  cow  crow  daisy  fish  frog  giraffe  hamster  hickory  horse  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lemon  lizard  marigold  monkey  nuthatch  opossum  orangutan  palm  quail  rat  rhinoceros  roach  robin  salmon  scallop  seahorse  shark  sheep  sparrow  spider  squirrel  starling  thrush  tomato  wasp  wolf  woodpecker  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
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.
Ansonia platysoma Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Osteopilus septentrionalis Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phylloscopus emeiensis Species recognized by , 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System 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
Symphyotrichum turbinellum Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-29, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterallastes thoracicus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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