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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

(Andaman Shrew)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tecolote)
 

Featured Species

(Eelpout)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Common Carder-bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(myrtle blueberry)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  badger  butterfly  caribou  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  cotton  cow  coyote  crow  deer  donkey  eel  fox  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  iguana  jay  lemon  lion  mammal  monkey  moose  mouse  nemo  octopus  opossum  pig  pigeon  porpoise  puma  raccoon  ray  robin  shark  spider  swallow  termite  tortoise  vanilla  violet  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Crocidura andamanensis Species recognized by Hutterer R., 28-Nov-2006, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Centaurea melitensis Species recognized by Flann C., 25-Sep-2011, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Iluocoetes fimbriatus Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 22-Sep-2011, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Vaccinium myrtillus Species recognized by Kartesz J., 31-May-2012, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus pascuorum Species recognized by , , ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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