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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

(pauliani Madagascar frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(rarningobchey)
 

Featured Species

(Halfbeak fish)
 

Extreme Species

(roadside pepperweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Canada goldenrod)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  badger  bird  cactus  camel  cinnamon  corn  cotton  cougar  coyote  daffodil  deer  elephant  finch  fish  goat  goose  gull  hornbill  hummingbird  leopard  lion  llama  lynx  macaw  monkey  moth  mouse  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  palm  pheasant  raccoon  radish  rice  roach  sea lion  sloth  sparrow  stork  turkey  violet  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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Mantidactylus pauliani Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Spathodea campanulata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyporhamphus sajori Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 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
Solidago canadensis Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Oxybelus niger Species recognized by Lohrmann V. & Kroupa A.S., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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