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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

(Muranga)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(redbay ambrosia beetle)
 

Featured Species

(Virgin snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(Common Pea)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(silver maple)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(Common Grackle)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bison  camel  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crane  deer  eel  elk  gerbil  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  horse  jaguar  kangaroo  lamprey  leopard  lizard  llama  marigold  mouse  otter  rhinoceros  salmon  sea lion  shark  sheep  skunk  starling  stork  swallow  thrush  titmouse  toad  tortoise  tuna  vanilla  violet  wasp  whale  wren 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Warburgia salutaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xyleborus glabratus Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus analis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pisum sativum Species recognized by Maxted N, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Quiscalus quiscula Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Acer saccharinum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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