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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

(Piebald alpine toad)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Dandelion)
 

Featured Species

(Line butterflyfish)
 

Extreme Species

(bur clover)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(American hornbeam)
 
provides Food for 2
(Eastern Cottontail)
 

Common Species

bear  cactus  cormorant  cotton  cougar  crocodile  daisy  dog  donkey  dove  finch  fox  gerbil  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  lizard  lynx  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  opossum  palm  partridge  pine  rabbit  roach  robin  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  seal  shark  skunk  soybean  sparrow  stork  tortoise  tuna  turtle  vanilla  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  weasel  wheat  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Scutiger maculatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Taraxacum campylodes Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaetodon lineolatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago polymorpha Species recognized by Roskov YR, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sylvilagus floridanus Species recognized by Hoffman R.S., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carpinus caroliniana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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