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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

(Canary big-eared bat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(salt heliotrope)
 

Featured Species

(Nepalese snowtrout)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(yellow butterfly palm)
 
provides Food for 2
(bamboo mussel-scale)
 

Common Species

ant  badger  beetle  bison  blackbird  chicken  chipmunk  condor  cotton  cougar  cow  coyote  crane  dog  donkey  dove  fish  fox  goat  gorilla  horse  kangaroo  lamprey  lark  lemon  leopard  lettuce  manatee  monkey  moth  partridge  porpoise  rat  reindeer  salamander  salmon  sea lion  sloth  squirrel  starling  swan  thrush  toad  vanilla  violet  watermelon  wren 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Plecotus teneriffae Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Heliotropium curassavicum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Schizothorax macrophthalmus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinnaspis buxi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dypsis lutescens Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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