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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

(Caspian Seal)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ambergele zeeduizendpoot)
 

Featured Species

(Escolar)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Groundsel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Plain Golden Y)
 

Common Species

bat  beetle  bird  cactus  cardinal  caribou  cat  chicken  condor  corn  cougar  cow  coyote  daisy  eel  elk  emu  fish  grapefruit  grouse  hamster  hippopotamus  horse  kangaroo  leopard  lime  mole  opossum  panther  parakeet  pigeon  porpoise  raccoon  reptile  rice  roach  salmon  shark  sloth  snake  soybean  sparrow  swan  thrush  toad  tuna  turkey  walnut  walrus 

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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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Pusa caspica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alitta succinea Species recognized by Read, Geoffrey, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidocybium flavobrunneum Species recognized by Group expert : Parin, N., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Autographa jota Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Senecio vulgaris Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-06-16, in Catalog of Life 2011
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