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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

(Spine-fingered treefrog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mozambique mouth-breeder)
 

Featured Species

(roundleaf stork's bill)
 

Extreme Species

(Monarch Butterfly)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Caucasian spruce)
 
provides Food for 2
(Aphid)
 

Common Species

badger  bison  blackbird  camel  cheetah  cormorant  cougar  coyote  daffodil  daisy  elephant  elk  emu  finch  fish  gorilla  human  iguana  lamprey  lettuce  lion  loon  manatee  monkey  moose  nuthatch  octopus  ostrich  panda  pig  quail  raccoon  ray  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  sea lion  skunk  sloth  soybean  spider  squirrel  starling  titmouse  turkey  wasp  wheat  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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Charadrahyla trux Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreochromis mossambicus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Erodium macrophyllum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Danaus plexippus Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Adelges abietis Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Picea orientalis Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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