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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

(Jentink's duiker)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pacific giant oyster)
 

Featured Species

(White bonito)
 

Extreme Species

(Leatherback Sea Turtle)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(water yam)
 
provides Food for 2
(ubi scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  asparagus  blackbird  cactus  caribou  cat  cormorant  cow  crow  daisy  dolphin  duck  elk  fox  giraffe  gorilla  horse  hummingbird  kangaroo  kiwi  monkey  moose  nuthatch  octopus  orange  orangutan  parrot  partridge  peanut  pine  puma  salmon  scallop  shark  sparrow  starling  stork  tuna  turkey  turtle  walnut  watermelon  wren  yak 

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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
Cephalophus jentinki Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Crassostrea gigas Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Katsuwonus pelamis Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermochelys coriacea Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aspidiella hartii Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dioscorea alata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
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