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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

(Tancitaran Dusky Rattlesnake)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Apron-ribbon vegetable)
 

Featured Species

(Largetoothed queenfish)
 

Extreme Species

(roadside pepperweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Common Alderfly)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Hawker)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bear  bison  blackbird  cat  cheetah  cinnamon  coyote  crow  eel  elephant  elk  emu  finch  fish  goat  grapefruit  grouse  hyena  jaguar  kingfisher  lettuce  mole  monkey  mouse  opossum  palm  parrot  pig  reptile  salamander  shark  sparrow  stork  swallow  termite  thrush  turkey  vanilla  wasp  weasel  whale  wheat  wolf  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Temporal Variation in Food Web Structure: 16 Empirical Cases, Kenneth Schoenly and Joel E. Cohen, Ecological Monographs, 61(3), 1991, pp. 267–298
Crotalus pusillus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Undaria pinnatifida Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Scomberoides tala Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium ruderale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aeshna juncea Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sialis lutaria Species recognized by Oswald J.D., 2010-02-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
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