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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

(Barb)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Alfalfa dwarf)
 

Featured Species

(Schneck's hickory)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(Raspberry)
 
provides Food for 1
(Scalloped Oak Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  beetle  cactus  camel  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  cow  crane  crocodile  dog  elephant  emu  fish  flamingo  garlic  goose  gorilla  horse  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lark  lime  loon  monkey  mussel  nuthatch  palm  partridge  peanut  pigeon  porpoise  raccoon  radish  rice  seahorse  seal  shark  sloth  stork  swallow  termite  tomato  tortoise  trout  tuna  wasp  woodpecker 

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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 1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Barbus boboi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xylella fastidiosa Species recognized by Garrity G.M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carya schneckii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Crocallis elinguaria Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rubus idaeus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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