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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

(Yellowhead)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Eel Grass)
 

Featured Species

(Helmet gurnard)
 

Extreme Species

(Hairy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Black-eyed Susan)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  avocado  bat  beetle  butterfly  cactus  camel  cat  cheetah  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  daisy  dolphin  eel  elephant  elk  goose  hickory  horse  human  hummingbird  kiwi  lettuce  monkey  nuthatch  panther  parakeet  partridge  pine  puma  rabbit  ray  reindeer  reptile  rice  shark  sloth  snake  soybean  sparrow  termite  violet  walnut  walrus  wolf  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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Mohoua ochrocephala Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Vallisneria spiralis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dactylopterus volitans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine hirsuta Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rudbeckia hirta Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Zodion fulvifrons Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access