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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

(Biak Monarch)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(dwarf eelgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Baer pugolovka)
 

Extreme Species

(sticky purple geranium)

Species Relation

(eastern chipmunk)
 
is a Host for Parasite1
(European chicken flea)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  bat  bear  bee  beetle  bird  cactus  chicken  chimpanzee  corn  crocodile  deer  dolphin  dove  flamingo  fox  giraffe  goose  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  kingfisher  koala  lark  lion  llama  moose  moth  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  palm  peanut  pheasant  pine  raccoon  robin  salamander  shark  sheep  skunk  starling  sturgeon  termite  toad  tuna  vanilla  walnut  wasp 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 1International Flea Database
Symposiachrus brehmii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zostera japonica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Benthophilus baeri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium viscosissimum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceratophyllus gallinae Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tamias striatus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access