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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

(Father Schoenig's Chocolate)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European Rabbit)
 

Featured Species

(long-tailed marmot)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(golden chain tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(Brindled Beauty Moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  bird  blackbird  camel  cat  chimpanzee  cockatoo  corn  deer  dog  eel  elephant  frog  goat  hickory  hippopotamus  human  hummingbird  jaguar  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  lettuce  marigold  monkey  mussel  nemo  octopus  opossum  raccoon  radish  rice  roach  robin  seal  sheep  skunk  sparrow  squirrel  tiger  titmouse  tomato  turkey  turtle  violet  wheat  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Parantica schoenigi Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Oryctolagus cuniculus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Marmota caudata Species recognized by , 2013-11-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycia hirtaria Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Laburnum anagyroides Species recognized by Cristofolini G & Feoli L, 2001-06 Cristofolini G, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
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