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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

(Cichlid)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Sudden Oak Death)
 

Featured Species

(Plain pygmy skate)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(grand eucalyptus)
 
provides Food for 2
(lesser snow scale)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  bat  bee  beetle  bird  butterfly  cat  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  cinnamon  corn  cow  duck  emu  frog  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lamprey  llama  lynx  macaw  marigold  mussel  octopus  ostrich  otter  peanut  pine  rabbit  robin  salamander  scallop  skunk  snake  soybean  stork  tomato  trout  violet  wolf  woodchuck  yak 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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
Oreochromis lidole Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Phytophthora ramorum Species recognized by NZfungi, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fenestraja ishiyamai Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinnaspis strachani Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus grandis Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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