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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

(Hawai'i yellowwood)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common water hyacinth)
 

Featured Species

(Spotted armoured-gurnard)
 

Extreme Species

(split-lip hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Raccoon)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Lyme disease)
 

Common Species

bat  bear  beetle  bird  blackbird  cardinal  chimpanzee  corn  cow  crow  deer  dog  dolphin  dove  emu  frog  garlic  gull  horse  hummingbird  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  leopard  lizard  loon  monkey  mouse  opossum  ostrich  panda  panther  partridge  pine  puma  radish  rhinoceros  salmon  scallop  sea lion  spider  sturgeon  turkey  wasp  woodpecker  wren  yak  zebra 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Ochrosia kilaueaensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eichhornia crassipes Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Satyrichthys rieffeli Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis bifida Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Borrelia burgdorferi Species recognized by Garrity G.M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Procyon lotor Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
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