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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

(White Meranti)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(night jasmine)
 

Featured Species

(western Jacob's-ladder)
 

Extreme Species

(ladysthumb smartweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(American dog tick)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wild Turkey)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bee  beetle  bird  cactus  cinnamon  condor  cougar  cow  crocodile  crow  daffodil  deer  donkey  elephant  emu  fish  frog  garlic  goose  grapefruit  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  lettuce  llama  lynx  marigold  moth  mussel  orangutan  parakeet  pheasant  pig  raccoon  rhinoceros  robin  salamander  salmon  scallop  shark  sloth  sparrow  sturgeon  thrush  tortoise  weasel  yak  zebra 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Shorea balanocarpoides Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cestrum nocturnum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Polemonium occidentale Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Meleagris gallopavo Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermacentor variabilis Species recognized by Horak I.G., 2004-01-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
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