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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(fuzzyflower cyrtandra)
(Extinct in the wild)
 

Invasive Species

(wavyleaf basketgrass)
 

Featured Species

(White-bar gregory)
 

Extreme Species

(Spanish Bayonet)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Dark-throated Oriole)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bee  blackbird  butterfly  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cockatoo  cotton  crow  deer  dolphin  donkey  dove  emu  fish  goose  grapefruit  grouse  hamster  hickory  horse  hyena  iguana  insect  lynx  mole  monkey  mouse  octopus  ostrich  panther  puma  rabbit  rhinoceros  salmon  snake  sparrow  starling  toad  turkey  walnut  watermelon  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Cyrtandra waiolani Species recognized by Skog L., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Oplismenus undulatifolius Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Stegastes albifasciatus Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Yucca aloifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Oriolus xanthonotus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus consociata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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