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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

(White Seraya)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Luck Plant)
 

Featured Species

(Hilsa shad)
 

Extreme Species

(Pennywort)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(graceful sandmat)
 
provides Food for 2
(barnacle scale)
 

Common Species

cactus  cardinal  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cougar  crocodile  dolphin  fish  garlic  goat  hamster  hickory  hummingbird  hyena  kangaroo  kiwi  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lynx  monkey  mouse  nuthatch  opossum  orangutan  panther  pig  pigeon  ray  reptile  rice  salamander  salmon  snake  soybean  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  tiger  toad  tomato  tuna  walnut  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck  yak  zebra 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Parashorea globosa Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Flemingia strobilifera Species recognized by van der Maesen, LJG, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Tenualosa ilisha Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrocotyle vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes cirripediformis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphorbia hypericifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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