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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

(Central humming frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European beachgrass)
 

Featured Species

(African grunt)
 

Extreme Species

(Loggerhead)
Migration 1 : Interoceanic

Species Relation

(geranium aralia)
 
provides Food for 2
(green coffee scale)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  bat  bee  blackbird  caribou  chickadee  cormorant  coyote  crane  daffodil  daisy  dove  eel  fish  flamingo  fox  gerbil  goose  gorilla  grouse  hickory  hornbill  hyena  koala  leopard  lynx  nemo  octopus  otter  parakeet  pig  pine  rat  rice  salamander  scallop  sea lion  seal  shark  sloth  swallow  thrush  toad  turtle  woodpecker  wren 

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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
Chiasmocleis carvalhoi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ammophila arenaria Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Plectorhinchus gaterinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caretta caretta Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Coccus viridis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Polyscias guilfoylei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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