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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

(porrasorum mushroomtongue salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Broad-leaved paper bark)
 

Featured Species

(New World catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(ladysthumb smartweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Utah prairie dog)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(rodent flea)
 

Common Species

banana  bird  condor  cormorant  corn  crocodile  crow  elephant  elk  emu  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  iguana  insect  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  lemon  lettuce  lime  lion  lynx  macaw  monkey  moose  octopus  opossum  otter  palm  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  seahorse  snake  soybean  spider  termite  tortoise  turtle  walnut  walrus  wasp  watermelon  woodpecker  wren  yak  zebra 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
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 2International Flea Database
Bolitoglossa porrasorum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Melaleuca quinquenervia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Diplomystes nahuelbutaensis Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hoplopsyllus anomalus Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cynomys parvidens Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access