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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

(Slackwater darter)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(yellow starthistle)
 

Featured Species

(Smooth-scale rattail)
 

Extreme Species

(cutleaf geranium)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Chicken liver sponge)
 
provides Food for 2
(Yellow nanny)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  badger  bat  butterfly  cat  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cougar  coyote  deer  dolphin  dove  duck  elk  emu  fox  frog  goat  hickory  iguana  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lettuce  llama  lynx  manatee  marigold  monkey  mussel  opossum  panther  parakeet  peanut  pig  pine  quail  ray  soybean  starling  swallow  titmouse  turtle  walnut  watermelon  wren 

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Carnivorous plants
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 2The feeding ecology of three species of Caribbean angelfishes (family Pomacanthidae), Thomas F. Hourigan, Frank G. Stanton, Phillip J. Motta, Christopher D. Kelley & Bruce Carlson, Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 24. No. 2. pp. 105-116. 1989
Etheostoma boschungi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centaurea solstitialis Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Coryphaenoides armatus Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium dissectum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Holacanthus tricolor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chondrilla nucula Species recognized by van Soest, Rob, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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