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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

(Humpback chub)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(chickweed)
 

Featured Species

(Pigmy leatherjacket)
 

Extreme Species

(Common Pea)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Kuhl's pipistrelle)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(oriental rat flea)
 

Common Species

banana  bear  beetle  bird  butterfly  cactus  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  crane  daisy  deer  elephant  fish  gerbil  horse  human  insect  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  leopard  lettuce  lion  llama  marigold  mole  mouse  nemo  parakeet  pig  pine  puma  radish  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  sloth  thrush  toad  turkey  walrus  whale  woodpecker 

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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 2International Flea Database
Gila cypha Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Stellaria media Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Brachaluteres fahaqa Species recognized by Group expert : Hutchins, B., 2013-02-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pisum sativum Species recognized by Maxted N, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xenopsylla cheopis Species recognized by Medvedev S.G., 2005-11-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pipistrellus kuhlii Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
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