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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

(Delta silverside)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(leafy spurge)
 

Featured Species

(scarlet lobsterette)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(papaya)
 
provides Food for 2
(Fruitpiercing moth)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  bee  bird  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  cardinal  cat  cockatoo  corn  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  deer  dolphin  emu  finch  giraffe  grouse  hamster  hornbill  horse  iguana  insect  kangaroo  kingfisher  leopard  lime  lizard  loon  mouse  mussel  opossum  orange  pig  pine  radish  sheep  soybean  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  tiger  titmouse  turtle  woodpecker 

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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 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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Colpichthys hubbsi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Euphorbia esula Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Nephropsis atlantica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eudocima salaminia Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carica papaya Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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