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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

(Hoary-throated Spinetail)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(wapiti or elk)
 

Featured Species

(antelope horns)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Bean aphid)
 
provides Food for 2
(Eurasian Tree Sparrow)
 

Common Species

ant  badger  bat  chickadee  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crow  elk  fish  gerbil  goose  hickory  horse  human  hyena  kiwi  koala  loon  macaw  mammal  monkey  moose  mouse  opossum  ostrich  panda  panther  reindeer  reptile  rhinoceros  sea lion  seal  sheep  spider  squirrel  swan  tiger  toad  tomato  tortoise  wheat  wolf  woodchuck  wren  yak  zebra 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
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 2Ecology of Commanster
Synallaxis kollari Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cervus elaphus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Asclepias asperula Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World 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
Passer montanus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphis fabae Species recognized by Favret C, 2015-01-28, AphidSF: Aphid Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
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