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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

(Olomao)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Indian-fig)
 

Featured Species

(Vanikolo goatfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sooty Shearwater)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(pineapple)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pacific mealybug)
 

Common Species

anteater  beetle  bison  cactus  chickadee  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  emu  finch  garlic  hamster  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  llama  lynx  macaw  manatee  mussel  nemo  octopus  orangutan  ostrich  otter  panda  peanut  pheasant  skunk  sparrow  swan  thrush  tiger  toad  tomato  trout  turkey  walrus  watermelon  wolf  zebra 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Myadestes lanaiensis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Opuntia ficus-indica Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Puffinus griseus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Planococcus minor Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ananas comosus Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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