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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

(Painted frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Brackish water mussel)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow-striped squirrelfish)
 

Extreme Species

(pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(green sprangletop)
 
provides Food for 1
(red harvester ant)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cow  coyote  daisy  deer  dolphin  donkey  duck  eel  finch  gerbil  giraffe  hippopotamus  insect  kingfisher  llama  manatee  marigold  monkey  nuthatch  orangutan  parrot  partridge  rhinoceros  robin  salamander  scallop  shark  spider  tomato  vanilla  wasp  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker  wren  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 1Seed predation and dispersal in a dominant desert plant: Opuntia, ants, birds, and mammals, Mario González-Espinosa and Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio, Frugivores and Seed Dispersal (eds A. Estrada & T. H. Fleming.), pp. 273–284. Dr W. Junk, Publishers, Dordrecht.
Atelopus glyphus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mytilopsis leucophaeata Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sargocentron ensifer Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia purpurea Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pogonomyrmex barbatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptochloa dubia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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