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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Haensch's Whorltail Iguana)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(spiny hands)
 

Featured Species

(Oriental black sole)
 

Extreme Species

(European cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(eastern beebalm)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  badger  bat  bear  bison  butterfly  chickadee  cinnamon  crocodile  daffodil  duck  elephant  fish  fox  frog  iguana  kangaroo  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lynx  moth  mussel  nuthatch  panther  parrot  peanut  pig  pigeon  rat  reptile  seahorse  seal  snake  starling  swallow  swan  thrush  turtle  watermelon  whale  woodchuck  wren 

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Fastest animals
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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Stenocercus haenschi Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Charybdis hellerii Species recognized by , 2010-01-25 11:30:41, WoRMS Brachyura: World List of marine Brachyura in Catalog of Life 2011
Brachirus orientalis Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella carinata Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Monarda bradburiana Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Megachile mendica Species recognized by , , ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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