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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

(definitive leaf-eared mouse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chain-forming dinoflagellate)
 

Featured Species

(Happy)
 

Extreme Species

(Wart-Cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(heartleaf willow)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  asparagus  badger  bat  bear  cardinal  caribou  cinnamon  corn  crane  crow  deer  dove  flamingo  giraffe  goose  gull  hamster  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  kangaroo  koala  lemon  lynx  marigold  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  ostrich  parrot  partridge  peanut  porpoise  rice  salamander  salmon  sloth  sparrow  swallow  vanilla  walrus  wolf  yak 

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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.
Phyllotis definitus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnodinium catenatum Species recognized by Huber M., , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Mchenga conophoros Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium didymum Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix cordata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prochyliza xanthostoma Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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