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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

(Mountain spiny-chest frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(firefish)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(White-rumped Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(subantarctic tree daisy)
 
provides Food for 2
(ornate aphid)
 

Common Species

avocado  bird  bison  butterfly  cardinal  cat  chicken  crane  crow  daisy  dolphin  donkey  eel  elk  finch  fish  giraffe  iguana  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  lime  mammal  manatee  marigold  monkey  parrot  pig  pigeon  raccoon  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  salmon  sea lion  shark  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  swan  titmouse  tuna  turtle  vanilla  watermelon  weasel  woodpecker  wren 

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Fastest animals
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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 2New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Plant-SyNZ™ database
Alsodes montanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pterois volitans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trichomycterus knerii Species recognized by Group expert : Pinna, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris fuscicollis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myzus ornatus Species recognized by Favret C, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Olearia lyallii Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-06-16, in Catalog of Life 2011
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