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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

(Cerulean Paradise Flycatcher)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Broad-leaved paper bark)
 

Featured Species

(Blotched snailfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Monarch Butterfly)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Paltry Tyrannulet)
 

Common Species

avocado  bat  blackbird  butterfly  cat  chimpanzee  cow  crane  dolphin  donkey  eel  finch  fish  flamingo  grapefruit  grouse  hornbill  human  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  koala  lettuce  llama  lynx  marigold  monkey  moth  ostrich  pig  puma  reindeer  roach  salamander  sea lion  skunk  sloth  snake  swallow  thrush  toad  tomato  trout  tuna  watermelon  weasel  wolf  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 2Bird frugivory on Struthanthus concinnus (Loranthaceae) in Southeastern Brazil, Tadeu J. Guerra and Miguel Ângelo Marini, Ararajuba 10 (2): 187-192 (2002)
Eutrichomyias rowleyi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Melaleuca quinquenervia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Crystallichthys cyclospilus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Danaus plexippus Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Zimmerius vilissimus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Struthanthus oerstedii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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