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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

(Atlantic Helicopter)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Underwood's spectacled tegu)
 

Featured Species

(Bristlemouth)
 

Extreme Species

(Greater Yellowlegs)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Arctic skipper)
 
provides Food for 2
(Ichneumon Wasp)
 

Common Species

badger  bear  bee  bison  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  cat  chipmunk  cockatoo  cormorant  daisy  deer  elephant  frog  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  human  hummingbird  iguana  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lime  lion  mammal  moose  mussel  nemo  opossum  orangutan  palm  panda  peanut  pigeon  raccoon  reptile  rice  robin  salmon  snake  sturgeon  thrush  tortoise  turkey  turtle  woodpecker 

Quick Links

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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection
Mecistogaster pronoti Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnophthalmus underwoodi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gonostoma elongatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tringa melanoleuca Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phygadeuon alaskensis Species recognized by Taxapad, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carterocephalus palaemon Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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