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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

(Lake Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(long-tailed macaque)
 

Featured Species

(flexuose cleftclam)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(wine grape)
 
provides Food for 2
(European strawberry weevil)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  bat  bison  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  cormorant  corn  cotton  crocodile  daffodil  daisy  emu  flamingo  fox  goat  goose  horse  kangaroo  kiwi  lemon  lettuce  llama  loon  manatee  moose  moth  nuthatch  palm  peanut  quail  raccoon  radish  rat  salamander  sea lion  seal  sparrow  spider  sturgeon  thrush  tomato  trout  violet  walnut  whale  woodpecker  yak 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Haplochromis microdon Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Macaca fascicularis Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2002-07-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Thyasira flexuosa Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Otiorhynchus sulcatus Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Vitis vinifera Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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