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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

(Three-banded Box Turtle)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Macartney rose)
 

Featured Species

(Happy)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

(day flowering jassamine)
 
provides Food for 2
(mining scale)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  badger  bee  blackbird  cat  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  condor  coyote  dog  emu  finch  fox  giraffe  goose  grouse  hornbill  iguana  insect  kiwi  koala  lettuce  mammal  manatee  marigold  monkey  moth  mouse  ostrich  panther  pigeon  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  robin  scallop  sea lion  sheep  snake  sturgeon  thrush  titmouse  turkey  walrus  yak 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Cuora trifasciata Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rosa bracteata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Copadichromis jacksoni Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies magnifica Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Howardia biclavis Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cestrum auriculatum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access