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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

(Macedonian Grayling)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(okie bean)
 

Featured Species

(Oval chromis)
 

Extreme Species

(ladysthumb smartweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(laurel willow)
 
provides Food for 2
(horse chestnut scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  banana  bear  bee  bird  butterfly  cactus  cardinal  chickadee  chicken  cougar  coyote  crane  crow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  duck  elephant  elk  flamingo  frog  gorilla  grapefruit  horse  lark  lettuce  marigold  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  parrot  partridge  rabbit  rat  roach  robin  soybean  spider  squirrel  stork  thrush  tortoise  tuna  turkey  violet  walnut  woodpecker 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Pseudochazara cingovskii Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dipogon lignosus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chromis ovalis Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pulvinaria regalis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix pentandra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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