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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

(Bruneau hot springsnail)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(sisal hemp)
 

Featured Species

(Pharaoh flyingfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

(pale spear-nosed bat)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(silk floss tree)
 

Common Species

bat  bear  cat  chickadee  cockatoo  corn  daisy  deer  dolphin  emu  hickory  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  iguana  insect  jay  lamprey  lark  lemon  lion  loon  manatee  moose  octopus  orange  orangutan  partridge  pigeon  rabbit  rat  ray  reindeer  reptile  rice  roach  scallop  sea lion  sheep  skunk  snake  sturgeon  swan  thrush  trout  vanilla  walnut  watermelon  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 2Phyllostomus discolor, Gary G. Kwiecinski, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 801, pp. 1–11 (2006)
Pyrgulopsis bruneauensis Species recognized by Cordeiro J., 2010-02-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Agave sisalana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cypselurus naresii Species recognized by Group expert : Parin, N., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceiba speciosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phyllostomus discolor Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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