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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

(Sandeater)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(White-footed house ant)
 

Featured Species

(Tenspine grouper)
 

Extreme Species

(field parsley piert)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(false banyan)
 
provides Food for 2
(Finlayson's squirrel)
 

Common Species

avocado  bear  beetle  cactus  cat  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cougar  crow  deer  eel  emu  hippopotamus  horse  kingfisher  lamprey  leopard  lettuce  lime  llama  lynx  macaw  mammal  orangutan  ostrich  palm  panda  radish  ray  reptile  robin  scallop  sea lion  skunk  spider  starling  sturgeon  swan  termite  tomato  tortoise  tuna  turkey  watermelon  wheat  wolf  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Lethrinops macracanthus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Technomyrmex albipes Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyporthodus exsul Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphanes arvensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Callosciurus finlaysonii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus altissima Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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