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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

(Slipper Orchid)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Orange tiger)
 

Featured Species

(Legless cuskeel)
 

Extreme Species

(Monarch Butterfly)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(breadfruit)
 
provides Food for 2
(annona mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  beetle  bird  blackbird  cactus  cardinal  chipmunk  corn  donkey  elephant  emu  finch  flamingo  garlic  goat  goose  grouse  horse  human  insect  kiwi  lark  lemon  leopard  llama  lynx  marigold  moth  nemo  nuthatch  opossum  ray  reindeer  reptile  seahorse  shark  sheep  snake  swan  termite  tiger  trout  tuna  vanilla  violet  walnut  wasp  watermelon  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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Paphiopedilum dianthum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cichlasoma urophthalmum Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lamprogrammus exutus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Danaus plexippus Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dysmicoccus neobrevipes Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Artocarpus altilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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