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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Purple-naped Lory)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(salt-cedar)
 

Featured Species

(Golden African snapper)
 

Extreme Species

(purslane speedwell)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(European larch)
 
provides Mutual for 2
(Ashen Knight)
 

Common Species

alligator  anteater  avocado  bat  cat  chickadee  condor  cormorant  cotton  deer  dolphin  eel  fox  grapefruit  horse  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  koala  lion  loon  lynx  marigold  moose  nuthatch  opossum  palm  panda  parakeet  pheasant  puma  rat  rhinoceros  rice  robin  salamander  sea lion  seal  sheep  soybean  squirrel  toad  tomato  turtle  vanilla  walrus  zebra 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Lorius domicella Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 23-Jan-2007, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Tamarix ramosissima Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus fulgens Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Veronica peregrina Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Tricholoma virgatum Species recognized by Kew Mycology, 2008, Species Fungorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Larix decidua Species recognized by Farjon A., Jul-2011, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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