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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(gorilla)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White pine blister rust)
 

Featured Species

(Port Phillip pipefish)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(clustertree)
 
provides Food for 2
(greater short-nosed fruit bat)
 

Common Species

ant  bear  bee  beetle  bison  cactus  cat  cockatoo  crane  deer  finch  frog  goose  gull  hickory  hyena  jaguar  jay  lamprey  loon  lynx  marigold  mussel  nuthatch  palm  pheasant  pigeon  pine  rabbit  rice  salamander  salmon  scallop  seal  sheep  skunk  soybean  squirrel  stork  sturgeon  swan  tiger  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  watermelon  woodpecker  yak 

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Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Gorilla gorilla Species recognized by Groves C.P., 30-Jul-2002, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cronartium ribicola Species recognized by Kew Mycology, 2008, Species Fungorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Vanacampus phillipi Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 22-Sep-2011, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cynopterus sphinx Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 08-Jun-2004, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus racemosa Species recognized by Skinner M.W., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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