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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

(Argentine angelshark)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chilean gunnera)
 

Featured Species

(mouse)
 

Extreme Species

(Red Knot)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(Black peppermint)
 
provides Food for 2
(Peppermint looper)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  bear  bee  bird  bison  blackbird  caribou  cat  cheetah  cow  crocodile  daisy  emu  fish  fox  frog  gerbil  hummingbird  hyena  iguana  jay  lark  loon  macaw  mammal  mouse  nemo  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  otter  panther  quail  raccoon  radish  rhinoceros  sea lion  shark  sheep  sloth  soybean  starling  tortoise  tuna  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Squatina guggenheim Species recognized by Group expert : Compagno, L., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Gunnera tinctoria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Amphipyra tragopoginis Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris canutus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Paralaea beggaria Species recognized by Watson, G., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus amygdalina Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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