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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

(giant dioon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(House Crow)
 

Featured Species

(Lined Flying Dragon)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(euonymus scale)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  badger  bat  bee  bird  bison  blackbird  cat  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cotton  elk  fox  garlic  goat  goose  gorilla  human  iguana  lemon  leopard  llama  loon  mole  monkey  moose  mouse  nemo  opossum  orangutan  palm  panther  peanut  quail  rabbit  salmon  sheep  termite  thrush  tiger  toad  turkey  violet  walrus  wasp  whale  woodpecker  zebra 

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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
Dioon spinulosum Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stevenson D.W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Corvus splendens Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Draco modiglianii Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Unaspis euonymi Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ilex serrata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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