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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

(Purgatory cave shrimp)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mozambique mouth-breeder)
 

Featured Species

(Spiller's Canary White)
 

Extreme Species

(Danish Scurvy-grass)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Common apple)
 
provides Food for 2
(Satellite)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  butterfly  cardinal  caribou  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  crow  daffodil  dog  finch  fish  flamingo  frog  garlic  goat  horse  hyena  insect  koala  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lizard  mammal  moose  moth  mussel  nemo  palm  panther  pheasant  pigeon  porpoise  rice  roach  salamander  salmon  scallop  sea lion  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  swan  tortoise  wolf  yak 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Calathaemon holthuisi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreochromis mossambicus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dixeia spilleri Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2007-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cochlearia danica Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupsilia transversa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Malus pumila Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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