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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

(Urich's Tyrannulet)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fall webworm)
 

Featured Species

(Deep-bodied mojarra)
 

Extreme Species

(split-lip hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Cabezon)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black-crowned Night-Heron)
 

Common Species

alpaca  beetle  butterfly  cardinal  chickadee  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cotton  crocodile  crow  daffodil  dog  elk  fox  goose  hamster  hickory  hornbill  hyena  iguana  jaguar  kiwi  lark  leopard  llama  loon  macaw  mammal  moose  ostrich  panda  pigeon  rat  ray  salamander  scallop  sheep  skunk  squirrel  swallow  thrush  toad  turtle  vanilla  weasel  wheat  woodchuck  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 2Lafferty, K. D., R. F. Hechinger, J. C. Shaw, K. L. Whitney and A. M. Kuris (in press) Food webs and parasites in a salt marsh ecosystem. In Disease ecology: community structure and pathogen dynamics (eds S. Collinge and C. Ray). Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Phyllomyias urichi Species recognized by , 2006-11-29, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyphantria cunea Species recognized by Giusti, A., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Gerres erythrourus Species recognized by Group expert : Woodland, D., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis bifida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Nycticorax nycticorax Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptocottus armatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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