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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

(Streak-breasted Bulbul)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(zebra mussel)
 

Featured Species

(panicgrass)
 

Extreme Species

(chaparral yucca)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(hairy pagoda-plant)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  cat  chipmunk  cinnamon  cougar  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  dog  duck  eel  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  hyena  iguana  jay  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  mammal  manatee  marigold  moose  nuthatch  ostrich  panther  parakeet  partridge  raccoon  ray  salmon  sea lion  sheep  skunk  soybean  swallow  swan  vanilla  wasp  woodchuck  yak 

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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 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Hypsipetes siquijorensis Species recognized by , 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Dreissena polymorpha Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2011-10-23, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Panicum capillare Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Hesperoyucca whipplei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Blephilia hirsuta Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Coelioxys sayi Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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