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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

(Flat-headed Cat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(caribou)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow tail)
 

Extreme Species

(roadside pepperweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(beach strawberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(California ground mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  banana  bat  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  camel  condor  corn  cow  crane  crow  daisy  deer  fox  garlic  gerbil  grapefruit  gull  horse  insect  jay  lettuce  lizard  lynx  macaw  manatee  moose  moth  nemo  opossum  ostrich  pheasant  puma  rabbit  robin  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  seal  sheep  skunk  turkey  turtle  wasp  watermelon  weasel  yak 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Prionailurus planiceps Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Rangifer tarandus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Seriola dumerili Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium ruderale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhizoecus californicus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fragaria chiloensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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