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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

(Stresemann's Bristlefront)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(virile crayfish)
 

Featured Species

(boulder riversnail)
 

Extreme Species

(field parsley piert)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(deadly nightshade)
 
provides Food for 2
(Colorado potato beetle)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  avocado  badger  bee  blackbird  camel  caribou  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  cougar  crane  deer  dove  eel  elk  fox  giraffe  goat  goose  hippopotamus  insect  koala  lark  leopard  lettuce  macaw  mammal  mole  monkey  moose  octopus  orangutan  palm  partridge  porpoise  roach  snake  spider  tiger  toad  tomato  tortoise  walnut  wheat 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Merulaxis stresemanni Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Orconectes virilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptoxis crassa Species recognized by Mollusca FW Review, 2005-01-01, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphanes arvensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptinotarsa decemlineata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Solanum dulcamara Species recognized by PBI Solanum team, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access