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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

(Denison barb)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Diffuse Knapweed)
 

Featured Species

(camelthorn)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Yellowish White-eye)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  banana  bear  bee  bird  chicken  chimpanzee  corn  cotton  crow  dog  duck  emu  fish  fox  gerbil  giraffe  gorilla  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  insect  koala  lark  manatee  mouse  mussel  orange  orangutan  ostrich  parakeet  pheasant  puma  radish  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  scallop  snake  stork  swan  tiger  tortoise  tuna  turkey  weasel 

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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 2Interactions among Frugivores and Fleshy Fruit Trees in a Philippine Submontane Rainforest, Andreas Hamann and Eberhard Curio, Conservation Biology Volume 13, No. 4, August 1999, Pages 766–773
Puntius denisonii Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Centaurea diffusa Species recognized by Flann C., 25-Sep-2011, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Alhagi maurorum Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris bairdii Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 22-Sep-2011, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Zosterops nigrorum Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 17-Oct-2001, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Macaranga bicolor Species recognized by Govaerts R., 11-Nov-2003, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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