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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

(dusky mosaic-tailed rat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(broadleaf water-milfoil)
 

Featured Species

(Blacktail shiner)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruby-throated Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intracontinental

Species Relation

(soybean)
 
provides Food for 2
(Indian wax scale)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  avocado  beetle  bird  cat  cow  crane  crocodile  crow  dolphin  elephant  goat  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  koala  lettuce  lynx  macaw  mammal  manatee  partridge  rat  ray  rice  roach  robin  salamander  scallop  skunk  snake  soybean  spider  swan  titmouse  toad  tomato  tortoise  trout  walrus  wasp  watermelon  weasel  wheat  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 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
Melomys aerosus Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyprinella venusta Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Archilochus colubris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Glycine max Species recognized by Newell CA, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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