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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

(Copper)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Grass carp(=White amur))
 

Featured Species

(Lesson's Flying Dragon)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(rhodora)
 
provides Food for 2
(Columbia Silkmoth)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  badger  butterfly  camel  cat  cormorant  cow  daisy  dog  dolphin  donkey  elk  emu  giraffe  goat  goose  gorilla  hamster  hickory  human  hummingbird  jay  koala  lizard  llama  lynx  mammal  octopus  opossum  palm  pig  pine  puma  quail  rabbit  radish  ray  reindeer  robin  salmon  seahorse  shark  skunk  swallow  titmouse  tomato  turkey  vanilla  woodchuck 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Poecilmitis swanepoeli Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ctenopharyngodon idella Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Draco bourouniensis Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyalophora columbia Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rhododendron canadense Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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