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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

(Toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red Snouted Treefrog)
 

Featured Species

(Halfbeak)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(western roe deer)
 
is a Host for Parasite1
(red stomach worm)
 

Common Species

avocado  bat  butterfly  camel  cardinal  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  cougar  crow  daffodil  deer  dove  finch  garlic  goose  hickory  hyena  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  macaw  mammal  nuthatch  octopus  otter  pig  pine  rabbit  reptile  roach  sea lion  shark  skunk  stork  swallow  toad  tortoise  trout  tuna  turkey  vanilla  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Pedostibes tuberculosus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Scinax ruber Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Nomorhamphus hageni Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Haemonchus contortus Species recognized by Gordon D., , NZIB: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity in Catalog of Life 2011
Capreolus capreolus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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