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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

(Goby killi)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(swamp stonecrop)
 

Featured Species

(Tiger-fish)
 

Extreme Species

(California red fir)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(warty eunicea)
 
provides Food for 2
(unicornfish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  avocado  cat  condor  crane  deer  dove  duck  elephant  emu  finch  fish  gorilla  horse  iguana  insect  jaguar  kingfisher  koala  lark  lemon  lion  llama  loon  lynx  mammal  octopus  orangutan  partridge  pig  raccoon  radish  reptile  roach  robin  scallop  seahorse  seal  titmouse  tomato  trout  wasp  weasel  whale  wheat  woodchuck  wren  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
Aphyosemion franzwerneri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Crassula helmsii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrocynus brevis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies magnifica Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aluterus scriptus Species recognized by Group expert : Hutchins, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eunicea calyculata Species recognized by van Ofwegen L.P., Cairns S.D. & van der Land J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access