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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

(Tree frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(giant false sensitive plant)
 

Featured Species

(Indo-Pacific tarpon)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Mojave dalea)
 
provides Food for 2
(Coachella Valley Fringe-toed Lizard)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  bat  beetle  butterfly  cactus  camel  cheetah  condor  crane  crow  daffodil  eel  finch  fox  garlic  gerbil  gull  hickory  human  hummingbird  iguana  jay  kangaroo  koala  lime  macaw  monkey  moth  nemo  panther  partridge  pigeon  porpoise  puma  roach  robin  salamander  shark  snake  sparrow  spider  squirrel  swallow  titmouse  turtle  watermelon  wren 

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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 2Feeding time strategies of the fringe-toed lizard, Uma inornata, during breeding and non-breeding seasons, Richard D. Durtsche, Oecologia (1992) 89:85-89
Ptychohyla salvadorensis Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Mimosa diplotricha Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Megalops cyprinoides Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Uma inornata Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Psorothamnus arborescens Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
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