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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

(Molly del Teapa)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Red-eared slider)
 

Featured Species

(Rock Wattle)
 

Extreme Species

(Hairy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(gingging scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  bee  butterfly  camel  cardinal  cheetah  cinnamon  condor  crow  daisy  dog  donkey  elephant  fish  flamingo  hamster  insect  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  lettuce  llama  loon  mammal  marigold  orange  parakeet  pheasant  pigeon  puma  raccoon  rhinoceros  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sheep  skunk  sparrow  swallow  tiger  tomato  walrus  weasel  wheat  woodchuck  wren  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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Poecilia sulphuraria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachemys scripta elegans Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia rupicola Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine hirsuta Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mucuna bennettii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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