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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

(Changamwensis African Caecilian)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common water hyacinth)
 

Featured Species

(dwarfflower heartleaf)
 

Extreme Species

(common butterwort)

Species Relation

(Blaugrne Rose)
 
provides Food for 1
(Rose grain aphid)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bird  bison  cat  chimpanzee  condor  cotton  cougar  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  dolphin  finch  garlic  goose  hornbill  horse  human  iguana  insect  jay  lamprey  lettuce  mammal  manatee  mouse  nuthatch  octopus  ostrich  parakeet  quail  ray  reindeer  salmon  sheep  snake  soybean  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  swan  termite  tortoise  walnut  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Boulengerula changamwensis Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Eichhornia crassipes Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Hexastylis naniflora Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinguicula vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Metopolophium dirhodum Species recognized by Favret C, 2015-01-28, AphidSF: Aphid Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Rosa dumalis 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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