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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(chrysops robber frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Common Brushtail)
 

Featured Species

(Short-spined sea scorpion)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(lambsquarters goosefoot)
 
provides Food for 2
(Common Looper Moth)
 

Common Species

avocado  bear  cardinal  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  crane  daffodil  daisy  deer  flamingo  giraffe  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  human  hyena  insect  jay  lamprey  lark  loon  lynx  manatee  moose  nemo  nuthatch  pig  quail  rabbit  radish  rat  rice  salmon  scallop  shark  skunk  snake  sparrow  swallow  termite  thrush  tortoise  turkey  wheat  wren  zebra 

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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 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
Pristimantis chrysops Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Trichosurus vulpecula Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2006-11-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Myoxocephalus scorpius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Autographa precationis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Chenopodium album Species recognized by , , ChenoBase: Chenopodiaceae GSD in Catalog of Life 2011
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