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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

(Martinez Spruce)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Texas mesquite)
 

Featured Species

(Thai mahseer)
 

Extreme Species

(Leatherback Sea Turtle)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(fall field cricket)
 
provides Food for 2
(eastern yellowjacket)
 

Common Species

avocado  bird  blackbird  camel  chicken  condor  crocodile  crow  daffodil  eel  elephant  garlic  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  hyena  iguana  jaguar  kingfisher  lynx  mole  mussel  orange  ostrich  palm  parrot  pheasant  porpoise  puma  reindeer  reptile  robin  seahorse  sheep  sloth  sparrow  squirrel  starling  titmouse  toad  trout  turkey  violet  wasp  wheat  woodpecker 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Picea martinezii Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Prosopis glandulosa Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Tor tambroides Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Dermochelys coriacea Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Vespula maculifrons Species recognized by Gusenleitner J., , ZOBODAT: Zoological-Botanical Database (Vespoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
Gryllus pennsylvanicus Species recognized by Group expert: Heads SW, 2015-01-28, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
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