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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

(orange-foot pimpleback)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(itch grass)
 

Featured Species

(Marbled reef-eel)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(rough bluegrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(antler moth)
 

Common Species

bat  chicken  cockatoo  cotton  cow  donkey  duck  eel  elephant  fox  garlic  gerbil  hyena  iguana  insect  kiwi  lion  lizard  loon  marigold  monkey  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  panther  pigeon  quail  raccoon  radish  roach  salamander  salmon  sloth  sparrow  sturgeon  swallow  tiger  toad  turkey  weasel  whale  wheat  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Plethobasus cooperianus Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, FADA Bivalvia: World checklist of freshwater Bivalvia species in Catalog of Life 2011
Rottboellia cochinchinensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Anarchias seychellensis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerapteryx graminis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Poa trivialis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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