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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

(Gunthers Robber Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(jequerity)
 

Featured Species

(Jacopever)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(myrtle blueberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(alpine mealybug)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  badger  bird  bison  camel  cheetah  chicken  chipmunk  corn  crow  deer  emu  finch  frog  garlic  gerbil  goose  grouse  hickory  hyena  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  mammal  mole  nuthatch  ostrich  palm  panther  parrot  pigeon  rabbit  rat  rhinoceros  robin  scallop  skunk  sloth  snake  spider  titmouse  tuna  turtle  vanilla  wheat  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
Craugastor omiltemanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abrus precatorius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sebastes capensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Puto janetscheki Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Vaccinium myrtillus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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